Recently, the Federal Government announced that the lockdown would be eased in some Nigerian states with effect from Monday, the 4th of May. If you must go out, ensure that you adhere to the instruction from health authorities on wearing a face mask in addition to other existing precautions. In this article, we discuss some COVID-19 Post Lockdown Safety measures, and why you should wear a mask.
A face mask protects your nose and mouth from coming in contact with droplets from an infected person. It also helps prevent the spread of the virus by an infected person who may or may not be showing symptoms yet.
Advice on preventing the spread of COVID-19 as stipulated by the World Health Organisation states that the use of face masks is effective when accompanied by hygiene procedures such as regular washing of hands, disinfection of surfaces, and social distancing and avoidance of large gatherings. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more tips and information on staying safe during the pandemic.