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Six tips on the prevention of coronavirus. #No 2 is the hardest.

Source: TV3 Ghana (Facebook)

Novel corona virus now known as COVID-19 has been declared by the World Health Organization as a pandemic. About 130 countries and territories are currently putting in several measures to curb the spread of the virus. It is reported that, about 130,000 people have been infected with the virus worldwide so far.

In Ghana, two suspected corona virus cases have been confirmed as positive hence the country is now in the list countries affected by corona virus.

It takes governmental, community and individual efforts to fight against the spread of corona virus. The tips below are to guide you as a person in this abnormal situation.


  1. Hand washing :-
    Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
  2. Avoid touching eyes :- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  3. Avoid handshakes:-
    As possible avoid frequent handshakes with people since one can be infected in the process.
  4. Avoid crowded places :-
    Keep a distance of at least one step (1 meter) from a person showing signs of fever, cough, difficult in breathing.
  5. Clean and disinfect frequently :-
    Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces like door handles, mouse, keyboards etc.
  6. Call the coronavirus helpline:-
    When you experience the symptoms or signs of the virus in yourself or someone quickly call 0558439868 or 0509497700 for medical assistance.

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