Novel coronavirus has taken over the world by storm. This global pandemic, which was first reported in Wuhan, China on New Year’s Eve of 2020, has now affected more than 3.5 million people across the globe. Due to this communicable disease, more than 200,000 people have lost their lives. There is no vaccine or medication available to properly cure the patient infected with the coronavirus. According to the scientist, it might take 12 to 18 months to prepare a vaccine.
That’s why as a precautionary measure, the government of various country including India has imposed a total lockdown on its people. The lockdown was first imposed on 24th March 2020, till 14th April 2020, then was further extended to 3rd May 2020, and as of writing this, it has increased to 17th May 2020. And the way coronavirus patients are increasing in our country, we won’t be shocked if this lockdown extends to June or even July. Staying at home is our only option to protect ourselves and people in our surroundings. But does it mean, you can’t go out of your home? Well, you can, but only for essential things such as food items, medication, and medical emergencies. Speaking of emergencies, you should buy health insurance that will provide you with financial support that will help you cop-up with medical urgencies.
Once you get out of your home during this pandemic, you need to take certain precautions. Given below are some of the things that you should do after you come back home:
Wash Your Hands First
This is probably one the most common precaution you must have heard over the last few months. Washing your hand with soap for 20 seconds or sanitizing your hands with alcohol-based sanitizers is the first thing that you should do when you come back home. it will kill all the germs and bacteria on your hands. WHO (World Health Organisation) in their guild lines suggested, 20 seconds of hand wash with soap is necessary to get rid of germs on hand.
Change Your Clothes
Once you washed your hands or sanitized them, you should now take off your clothes and wash them and wear new clothes. This is necessary because the coronavirus can remain in the air for some time. And if you pass a particular area, where someone has sneezed just a few minutes ago, the virus will stick to your clothes. Make sure you change your clothes before touching anything.
Sanitize Your Wallet, Phone
While paying at a grocery store or talking to your mother on the phone in the grocery store, in some way or another you are touching your wallet and phone. Make sure you sanitize them with disinfectant wipes.
Clean Grocery Bag And Products That You Bought
We all have a grocery bag at home, especially in Indian homes. Make sure you sanitize the grocery bag with disinfectant. Also, make sure you use disinfectant on the products that you bought and keep edible items away in open air for 4-5 hours.
You should do the above-mentioned things when you come back home to reduce the risk of coronavirus. And buy coronavirus insurance policy for overall safety.
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