Even under home quarantine, many of us make mistakes that put us at risk of becoming infected. We learned all about wearing masks properly, how to clean our hands and home, as well as the terrible mistake we all make and put ourselves at risk.
Before putting on a mask:
- Before putting on a mask, clean hands with alcohol-based hand rub
- Cover mouth and nose with mask and make sure there are no gaps between your face and the mask.
- Avoid touching the mask while using it;
- To remove the mask: remove it from behind (do not touch the front of the mask); discard immediately in a closed bin(if it is for single use only)
These are some of the tips of the experts in preventing virus infection.
It is very important to pay attention to the details – how to protect your hands from recontamination: that is, we enter at the apartment with potentially contaminated hands, touch the door handle, touch the light switch in the bathroom, touch the sink faucets, we wash, we disinfect and with clean hands, we repeat this procedure the other way around. Touch a dirty faucet, then the light switch and here you create the conditions for a new hand infection.
What you need to do is use a cotton swab to clean any surfaces that have been touched before washing your hands. It turns out that the floor is not a surface on which so much importance must be given, as it is difficult to get bacteria. Treating the floor with chlorine can often cause respiratory problems and later complicate the fight against coronavirus.
Many people do not realize how connected they are to cell phones. We constantly see various examples of people washing their hands, sitting at a desk, taking out their phones to check messages and so on. This is a critical time in which the phone can get bacteria, transmit infection and infect a person.
The display is the main, biggest and most touching part of all smartphones. It can hold viruses and bacteria for up to 96 hours. Cleaning can also be done with a wet cloth containing alcohol or spray to clean electronic devices. It is advisable to thoroughly clean the phone at least once a day, experts advised.