How to stay safe from coronavirus infection at your office
New Delhi: Across the country, millions of Indian are still under local lockdown order to “stay home”, which remain in place to mitigate the spread of coronavirus infection.
But some people still need to commute to their office as about two months of lockdown, the public sector and private sector employees have been told they can return to their jobs as part of the government’s partial easing of coronavirus restrictions.
Before coronavirus arrived in India, taking the train or bus to office was something many people did without a second thought. Now, the government has advised people returning to office to avoid public transport and to walk, cycle or drive instead.
The virus that causes COVID-19 is spread primarily through droplets when an infected person coughs, sneezes or speaks. You can also become infected by touching a contaminated surface and then touching your eyes, nose or mouth before washing your hands.
It’s important not to touch your face, although this can be tricky. Bring hand sanitiser along for your commute and use it every time you touch something like a seat or handrail. Wash your hands for 20 seconds when you reach your office.
The state governments in India mandated people wear face coverings or masks in public spaces with stick to social distancing guidelines because it’s a tool to reduce the possibility of infections.
Accordingly, we’ve prepared some handy tips for you on protecting yourself from the coronavirus at your office. Check it out!