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What You Need to Know About COVID-19?

What You Need to Know About COVID-19?

COVID-19 is a new disease containing a large family of viruses known as Coronavirus that can damage the lungs and airways of the people. World Health Organization (WHO) decided to give the new name COVID-19 to Coronavirus disease on 11 February 2020. The first case of Coronavirus was reported in Wuhan, China on December 31. The symptoms of this disease are just like the pneumonia. On January 30, 2020, the disease is declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.

WHO declared COVID-19 as a global pandemic on March 11 stating that the disease can be controllable if proper precautionary measures taken by the States and people. It is reported that more than 126,140 people have been infected with this disease across nearly 114 countries. Till now little over 4,600 deaths have been reported due to Coronavirus in the world. A comprehensive approach is the need of the hour to prevent this deadly disease from spreading. Therefore, US$ 675 million has been sought by the international community to protect States having weaker health systems as part of its Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan.

In this era of Corona global epidemic, it is very much necessary for people to follow the way of restraint like they should avoid the crowd and avoid getting out of the house and nowadays. This exercise is known as Social Distancing. As so far, science has not been able to suggest any definitive measures to prevent the corona epidemic, nor has there been any vaccine and in such a situation therefore it is very natural to increase anxiety. But don’t be panic and follow the certain precautionary measures to contain this disease from spreading:

Precautionary Measures

  • Wash your hands at least 20 seconds with clean water using liquid soap or normal soap
  • Always remember to wash your hands from coming outside be it office or home
  • Use sanitizer in case non availability of soap
  • Always cover your mouth and nose with mask or handkerchief
  • Don’t use hands while sneezing, instead use your sleeve
  • Throw used tissues in dustbin
  • Don’t try to use your eyes or nose without cleaning your hands properly
  • Avoid close contact with those who have symptoms of COVID-19
  • Avoid going in crowd and try to restrain yourself from unnecessary travelling
  • Restrain yourself from going pubs, restaurants, theatres and cinemas
  • If possible then choose ‘Work from Home’ option
  • Use less cash (currency) and go for online mode of payment
  • Avoid inviting friends and relatives at your home

Treatment for Coronavirus

Currently there is no specific treatment for COVID-19 and countries are still working hard to develop a vaccine for Coronavirus. Therefore precaution is the only thing one has to do in fighting with this disease. The infected persons should stay in isolation until recover fully to make sure that the virus could not spread.


Spread the Positive Words

TriplePlay Broadband believes in spreading positive words and asks its customers and fellow citizens of India not to believe in any rumors. TriplePlay wants people to stay safe and healthy and don’t be panic by any means. Just follow the guidelines of Central and State Government in fighting with COVID-19. Always remember that self-restraint is the only mantra to beat this Corona global epidemic!

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