How to keep your home safe within the outbreak of Coronavirus

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How to keep your home safe within the outbreak of Coronavirus

All are being told to avoid even small gatherings, they also should remain careful and indulge in safe practices at home like cleaning and disinfecting surfaces and taking extra steps when handling laundry. A clean household is one method to help keep COVID-19 away. You ought to follow the below-mentioned steps as measures:

  • Clean handle of the door and at regular intervals.
  • Create habits and reminders to avoid touching your face and cover your mouth with a tissue paper while coughing and sneezing.
  • Disinfect surfaces like doorknobs, tables, and handrails regularly.
  • Increase ventilation by opening windows, doors or just adjusting the air conditioning.

Take everyday preventive steps

  • Wash your hands frequently
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Stay home once you are sick.
  • Cover your mouth with a tissue while coughing and sneezing, then throw the tissue within the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect regularly touched objects and surfaces.

No one gets infected by touching the virus. It cannot undergo through the skin, only through a mucosal membrane. Infection takes place when the virus is on your hands, and you touch your eyes, nose or mouth. When you are going out to buy groceries and other essentials, do not touch your face until you’ve used hand sanitizer or washed your hands. Keep your car clean and disinfectant by wiping your steering, dashboard and door handle with disinfectant solution. Keep the bags in your trunk, not in the car.

Once home, put grocery bags within the transition zone. After you wash your hands, unload groceries and wipe down cartons and cans as you keep them away. Keep empty bags outside, directly into the recycle bin and clean the counter.

Disinfectant the surfaces that you simply touch often like:

  • Doorknobs
  • Table surfaces
  • Hard dining chairs (seat, back, and arms)
  • Kitchen counters
  • Bathroom counters
  • Faucets and tap knobs
  • Toilets (seat and handle)
  • Light switches
  • TV remote controls
  • Game controllers

Proper Method for Cleaning is to first clean the surfaces and then disinfectant them.

  • First of all, clean the surfaces, removing the substance, dust, or debris. You can do this by wiping them with soapy water or a spray and a hand towel.
  • Then apply a surface-appropriate disinfectant. The simplest way to do this is with disinfecting wipes or disinfectant spray.

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