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Schools, Colleges in India allowed to reopen from October 15 in a graded manner under Unlock 5.0 guidelines

Schools, Colleges allowed to reopen in India from October 15&nbsp | &nbspPhoto Credit:&nbspiStock Images Key Highlights Schools, Colleges in India have been allowed to reopen from October 15 in a graded manner under the Unlock 5.0 Guidelines. Online Learning is to continue as the preferred mode of teaching with attendance in schools being strictly voluntary…

New Version Of BrahMos Supersonic Missile Successfully Test Fired

The missile was launched from a land-based facility in Odisha.New Delhi: India on Wednesday successfully test-fired the extended range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile which can hit targets at over 400 kilometre range.Congratulating the team of scientists involved in today’s successful test, DRDO chairman Dr G Satheesh Reddy said that this will lead to adding “more…

India successfully fires ‘super’ BrahMos

NEW DELHI: India on Wed- nesday successfully tested the extended range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, which has emerged as a primary precision-strike conventional weapon for the armed forces, from the integrated test range at Balasore in Odisha. Defence sources said the new BrahMos missile can strike targets over 400-km away with pin-point accuracy. This was…

In dead of night, UP cops cremate gang-rape victim

HATHRAS/UP: Before daybreak and in an inexplicable hurry, the 19-year-old Dalit girl, who had died in Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital on Tuesday 15 days after being tortured and gang-raped allegedly by four upper caste men in her village, was cremated by police at 2.40am on Wednesday. Her relatives said they never consented; police and administration said…

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Wash your hands frequently

Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water.

Why? Washing your hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses that may be on your hands.

Maintain social distancing

Maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.

Why? When someone coughs or sneezes they spray small liquid droplets from their nose or mouth which may contain virus. If you are too close, you can breathe in the droplets, including the COVID-19 virus if the person coughing has the disease.

Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth

Why? Hands touch many surfaces and can pick up viruses. Once contaminated, hands can transfer the virus to your eyes, nose or mouth. From there, the virus can enter your body and can make you sick.

Practice respiratory hygiene

Make sure you, and the people around you, follow good respiratory hygiene. This means covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then dispose of the used tissue immediately.

Why? Droplets spread virus. By following good respiratory hygiene you protect the people around you from viruses such as cold, flu and COVID-19.

If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early

Stay home if you feel unwell. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention and call in advance. Follow the directions of your local health authority.

Why? National and local authorities will have the most up to date information on the situation in your area. Calling in advance will allow your health care provider to quickly direct you to the right health facility. This will also protect you and help prevent spread of viruses and other infections.

Stay informed and follow advice given by your healthcare provider

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