The virus that causes COVID-19 is mainly transmitted through droplets generated when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or exhales. These droplets are too heavy to hang in the air, and quickly fall on floors or surfaces. You can be infected by breathing in the virus if you are within close proximity of someone who has COVID-19, or by touching a contaminated surface and then your eyes, nose or mouth. COVID-19 cases to include only those with positive polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test results.
Sanitization and social distancing is the key to protect from corona virus. Clean your hands often. Use soap and water, or an alcohol-based hand rub. Cover your nose and mouth with your bent elbow or a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Stay home if you feel unwell. Maintain a safe distance from anyone who is coughing or sneezing. Don’t touch your eyes, nose or mouth.