Lockdown due to COVID-19 is eased across the whole country!
The number of COVID-19 cases has just increased rapidly and the number is going up at a significant pace from the past few days. The most affected province of the country is Sindh.
Punjab has 13,914 confirmed cases that are tested positive, Islamabad is dealing with 866 Coronavirus cases, Sindh’s cases have increased to 14,099, Baluchistan to 2,310, Gilgit Baltistan has 501, KPK with 5,423 and Azaad Jammu & Kashmir is dealing with 105 cases that are reported recently which is alarming, taking the total number of positive cases in the country to the count of 37,218 with 802 deaths have also been sadly reported.
As the government announced to ease the lockdown in the country, the markets are allowed to open from morning 8 am to evening 5 pm. The traders and shopkeepers are advised to follow strict sops by wearing a mask and using hand sanitizer and not only that providing customers with masks as well.
How to avoid being infected through COVID-19!
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the cases of coronavirus are more reported outside China rather than inside China.
What precautionary measures you have to take to avoid being infected through COVID-19?
WHO has shared proper measures that need to be taken for preventing yourself from the novel Coronavirus that are listed below:
Wash your hands frequently Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water.
Why? Washing your hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses that may be on your hands.
Maintain social distancing Maintain at least 1 meter (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.
Why? When someone coughs or sneezes they spray small liquid droplets from their nose or mouth which may contain the virus. If you are too close, you can breathe in the droplets, including the COVID-19 virus if the person coughing has the disease. Stay home if you feel unwell. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention, and call in advance.
Follow the directions of your local health authority.
Why? National and local authorities will have the most up to date information on the situation in your area. Calling in advance will allow your health care provider to quickly direct you to the right health facility. This will also protect you and help prevent the spread of viruses and other infections.
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