The new corona virus of the corona virus family is a 2019 contagious airborne pandemic. The break-out has caused a lot of social readjusting to reduce rapid spreading and this includes precocious habits in public spaces such as the cinemas. Here are a few tips to help protect yourself and people the around. Although cinemas have recently taken measures to ensure your safety, we still need to do all that we can to protect ourselves.
- Wash your hands and Sanitize: Make sure to wash your hands regularly, this would helps save you from spreading germs as a carrier or contacting the virus when you touch your face. Use the hand sanitizers provided at the entrance of the cinema.
- Keep your hands away from your face: Always make sure to keep your hands down. Research has shown that the virus survives outside a host for up to 4 hours and can be transmitted through any of the senses on our face – The eyes, nose or mouth.
- Sneeze and Cough into your elbow: Avoid sneezing into your hands. You might be a carrier and not show symptoms but spread the virus when you contact other people. Make sure not sneeze openly in public places like the cinema.
- Wipe your Devices: Our phones are like extensions of our hands, so it is advised that we wipe our devices with alcoholic sanitizers regularly.