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How can you prevent the spread of COVID-19?

There are a number of ways you and your family can help stop the spread of COVID-19

  1. Stay aware of the latest information and advice being given to you by the government and health authorities.
  2. Wash your hands with soap and water regularly and thoroughly (for 20 seconds) , this kills viruses that may be on your hands.
  3. Maintain distance with the ill, keep at least two (2) metres away from people that are coughing or sneezing (where possible).
  4. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth, your hands touch many surfaces and once contaminated can transfer the virus to your body via touching your face.
  5. Cover coughs and sneeze, if you do need to cough or sneeze cover your mouth or nose with you inner elbow, wash hands thoroughly after sneezing or coughing in to them.
  6. Stay home if you feel unwell, do not go to work, school or social gatherings if you have symptoms of the illness. Seek medical attention if your symptoms include fever, cough and difficulty breathing, try to call in advance so the medical authorities can provide you with the best advice for seeking help.

Source

World Health Organisation, Fiji Government