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Do’s and Don’ts Coronavirus – Safety Measure to take in combating COVID-19

Preventive measures to be taken to contain the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In order to contain the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), some precautionary measures are required to be taken by all the employees and the Ministries/Departments. In this regard, it has been decided to issue the following advisory for the well-being of Government employees and in public interest.

Below are the Do’s and Don’ts to stop spreading COVID-19 Virus. Please read and share with friends and family.

Do’s

  • To maintain personal hygiene and physical distancing.
  • To practice frequent hand washing. Wash hands with soap and water or use alcohol-based hand rub. Wash hands even if they are visibly clean.
  • To cover your nose and mouth with handkerchief/tissue while sneezing and coughing.
  • To throw used tissues into closed bins immediately after use.
  • To maintain a safe distance from persons during interaction, especially with those having flu-like symptoms.
  • To sneeze in the inner side of your elbow and not to cough into the palms of your hands.
  • To take their temperature regularly and check for respiratory symptoms. To see a doctor if you feel unwell (fever, difficulty in breathing and coughing). While visiting doctor, wear a mask/cloth to cover your mouth and nose.
  • For any fever/flu-like signs/symptoms, please call State helpline number • or the 24×7 helpline number of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare at 011-23978046.

Don’ts

  • Shake hands.
  • Have a close contact with anyone, if you’re experiencing cough and fever.
  • Touch your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Sneeze or cough into palms of your hands.
  • Spit in Public.
  • Travel unnecessarily, particularly to any affected region.
  • Participate in large gatherings, including sitting in groups at canteens.
  • Visit gyms, clubs and crowded places etc.
  • Spread rumours or panic.
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