If the world was to crumble, it would look something like what we are witnessing now. So, social distancing necessary to stay away from any infection.
Stock markets crashing.
Cities void of people.
Hysteria on the media.
Hospitals inundated with the sick and dead.
Welcome to the twilight zone.
Leaving from where we last left off, there were some lose ends that I wanted to clarify. Social distancing is such a funny concept when being applied to our new status quo.
Why social distancing works?
Social distancing means you stay away from other people, especially people that you don’t live with. Sensibly it should be called physical distancing or spacial distancing because you’re keeping away from other people.
I think it’s a term introverts will learn to love.
Keeping a measured distance is important during a pandemic because the coronavirus contagion spreads via small airborne droplets filled with the virus upon coughing, sneezing or even talking.
How do I avoid getting Covid?
DO NOT TOUCH YOUR FACE. Face touching is a terrible habit during these times because that’s how the virus will enter your system.
If you are getting things delivered:
If you are planning on venturing outside:
Here’s an excellent visual article to read to help you understand how viruses spread and why quarantine and lockdowns work.
And until then, enjoy staying at home and if you need to go out to the shops make sure you wear a mask, sanitise and avoid crowds of people.