Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has advised people to follow basic protective measures so that they can keep themselves safe from the Novel Coronavirus. People should avoid participating in large gatherings. If a person is experiencing cough and fever he/she should avoid close contact with others. People are advised not to touch their eyes, nose, and mouth without cleaning their hands. Spitting in public places should be avoided.
All the persons should practice frequent handwashing with soap and water or use alcohol-based hand rub. People should cover their nose and mouth with handkerchief/tissue while sneezing and coughing. Used tissues should be thrown into closed bins immediately after use. In case of fever, difficult breathing and cough, the doctor should be consulted immediately. While visiting the doctor wears a mask/cloth to cover the mouth and nose.
The government has also issued a 24X7 helpline number 011-23978046 and also an email id email@example.com for any assistance on coronavirus.