The most common methods of Coronavirus transmission

The Coronavirus outbreak continues to spread rapidly. Distribution rates in Indonesia also increased significantly. Since it was first discovered a month ago until now, there have been more than 2,000 positive cases of COVID-19 in the country.

While throughout the world, this case has reached more than 1,270,000. That means, the spread of the Corona virus is still massive. And please note, here are the most common Corona Virus spread media.

  1. Surface Area of Objects

For information, this COVID-19 virus cannot spread through the air, because it cannot last long there. Usually, infected people who cough or sneeze will release virus particles. Viruses that are microorganisms that can not last long in the air because of their heavy levels.

However, immediately fell to the surface of objects that are around the person. In fact, Corona Virus can last a long time on the surface of certain objects. Because we cannot see it in plain view, the spread through this media most often occurs.

The solution? Be diligent in washing your hands with soap in running water, a minimum of 20 seconds both before and after handling something.

  1. Not Shower After Staying Outside

Activity is a natural thing to do by humans. However, unconscious transmission of the corona virus is often carried out by people who carry out activities in certain places.

Therefore, it is not impossible for this virus to stick and spread to people around because the virus could have stuck to our clothes. Then our clothes are touched by someone directly.

Therefore, it is very important to always maintain personal hygiene after traveling. Wash clothes and wash your body with a shower first before doing activities or touching other items when he got home.

  1. Not Implementing the Ethics of Coughing and Sneezing

Coughing and sneezing for ordinary people may tend to be ordinary, but it has always been advisable to keep it covered by hand whenever possible. The reason is, we do not know if it is infected or not, because generally new symptoms are felt after 11 days contracting the Corona virus.

By closing your mouth when sneezing or coughing, at least the virus does not spread to objects or people around.

Penulis: | 6 April 2020 | blog