Coronavirus pandemic has become an infodemic too. Though there is a plethora of instructions and recommendations given by the government are available and the internet is too packed with information about the novel virus, its spread, transmission, and symptoms, there are certain people who are still in dilemma about what they can do and what they cannot amidst this worldwide health emergency. We understand that a fear and a sense of panic have led to this situation and therefore we bring you a simple list of dos and don’ts that you need to follow during current crisis due to COVID-19. Not adhering to these advises may put you in a risky situation. So, here are the things you can or cannot do to stop coronavirus spread. Also Read - COVID-19: Virat Kohli Shares Coronavirus Lockdown Picture With Anushka Sharma, The Caption is Unmissable | SEE POST


  • Urgently seek medical help if you develop symptoms of coronavirus infection that include persistent dry cough, fever, fatigue, and difficulty breathing.
  • If you came in contact with a person who has been detected positive for COVID-19, self-isolate yourself for the next 14 days as the number represents the maximum incubation period of the coronavirus. In case you start developing symptoms of the infection during that time, remain in self-quarantine for the next 7 days. If they persist, immediately contact a doctor.
  • Maintain good hygiene. Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for a good 20 seconds especially after you touch any surface or things around you. Additionally, keep surfaces like door handles, kettles, and phones clean.
  • Cover your mouth with a tissue before you sneeze or cough and throw it away immediately after that. Also, don’t forget to wash your hands after sneezing. If you don’t have a tissue or a handkerchief, cough on your arms as you rarely touch this area.
  • Maintain social distancing and remain at home as much as possible.


  • Do not touch any surface unnecessarily.
  • Avoid touching your face, nose, and mouth.
  • Do not come in contact with a person who is visibly ill or seemingly have symptoms of coronavirus.
  • Avoid social gatherings.
  • Do not sneeze without covering your mouth.
  • Do not spit in public.
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