Corona Virus prevention tips

Zimbabwe is currently in lockdown to help curb the spread of the Corona Virus. In order to prevent the infection from spreading here are some tips which you can follow:

  • Regular hand washing
  • Covering mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing
  • Avoid close contact with anyone showing signs of respiratory illness such as
    coughing or sneezing.

Some of the symptoms associated with the virus include cough, fever, tiredness and difficulty breathing in severe cases. The important thing is not to panic. Call your health facility or your doctor and only travel to the health facility after advice from the doctor. This can allow them to prepare for your visit without exposing others. Other tips include:

  • Separating yourself from other people in your home
  • Avoid sharing household items (such as cups, eating utensils, towels,
    bedding and more)
  • Wear a facemask, if available

To keep updated on accurate information, visit https://www.who.int/