- The symptoms are similar to flu-like Fever, Cough and Shortness of breath.
- Most cases do not start with a runny nose.
- Over 60 years old have a higher risk of developing the disease. Note that as of now, the highest-risk groups appear to be seniors and people with preexisting conditions like heart disease, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes.
- Inform HR about any domestic or international travel planned by you or your family members to ensure that proper precautionary measures are taken.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects.
- Stay at home when you are sick.
- Always carry a sanitizer with you.
- Use the sanitizer kept at the reception before entering the office area each time.
- Wash your face after entering the office premises. We have kept sanitised face wash in all the washrooms. People who have their own preference of face wash is requested to carry the same to the office and use it. It has been advised that washing your face frequently is one of the major precautionary measures that need to be adopted.
- Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds, several times a day. Use soap (kept in all washrooms and near the pantry washbasin) and water or a hand sanitizer. This must be done:
- After using the washroom.
- After blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
- Cough or sneeze into the crook of your elbow or a tissue and dispose of the tissue immediately in a covered bin.
(You should be doing this whether or not you suspect COVID-19 as you don’t want to spread a common cold, either.)
- Don’t have close contact with anyone, if you’re experiencing cough and fever.
- Don’t touch your eyes, nose and mouth frequently.
- Avoid social gatherings and travel.