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How to avoid infection – infographic – text version

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The best way to avoid infection and the spreading of COVID-19 is to avoid contact with the virus. This image shows you what to do.

How to avoid infection or spreading the virus.

  • Wash your hands often for at least 20 seconds.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth.
  • Cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing.
  • Practice physical distancing by staying 1.5m from others
  • Wear a mask when in crowded situations
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces
  • Stay at home when you are feeling unwell.

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Last reviewed: May 2020


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