Health Ministry issues Coronavirus precautions | Sunday Observer

Health Ministry issues Coronavirus precautions

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Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases .
 
According to a statement released by the ministry, the mode of the transmission of the virus is unclear. 
 
However with the statement, the Ministry has issued precaution and travel advisory for travelers.
 
They are:
• Avoid crowded places.
• Frequently clean hands with soap and water or alcohol based hand rubs.
• When coughing and sneezing cover mouth and nose with flexed elbow or tissues. Discard tissues safely and wash hands immediately after.
• Avoid close contact with anyone who is having fever and cough.
• If you have fever and cough, and had travelled to a city from where novel coronavirus cases are reported, seek prompt medical advice and share your travel history with the health care provider.

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