Coronavirus : As India reported fresh cases of coronavirus on Tuesday(March 2, 2020), the scare of the deadly virus has increased across the country. The deadly coronavirus, which has spread to over 70 countries, is wreaking havoc globally, killing 3,000 people and infecting almost 90,000 since first detected in China in Dec last year. The WHO ( world health organisation ) said the virus appears to particularly hit those over the age of 60 and people already weakened by other illness.
In order to avoid the spread of Covid19 and reduce panic among the mass, Zee News started a campaign to fight against the deadly virus.
Maintaining proper hygiene is one of the most important step one can practice to avoid the spread of this virus. Know what are the preventive measures which can help you in this alarming situation:
- Wash your hands with soap for at least 20 sec
- Make maximum use of sanitizers to ensure your hands are clean
- Use tissue while sneezing
- Avoid shaking hands
- Immediately see a doctor if you are suffering from fever, cold or cough
- Don’t touch your ears, nose or mouth without washing handThe new cases of coronavirus were reported in – Delhi, Telangana and Jaipur.
Earlier, the Ministry of Health and family welfare had also issued some preventive measures to ensure that the spread of virus can be controlled within the country and have issued travel advisory restricting travel of people from foreign countries to avoid the spread of this virus.
The government has also released a 24/7 helpline number +91-11-2397 8046 and an email id [email protected] through which people can get more information in this regard and can seek help in case of any coronavirus emergency.
The death toll due to the coronavirus has reached up-to 3,120 and over 91 thousand cases were reported globally.