Covid-19 cases are increasing in several countries around the world. The scare that another wave of the coronavirus disease might hit people is still on the rise. Amid the increase in coronavirus cases, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued new guidelines to control the deadly surge. As new variants of Covid continue to manipulate the health charts around the world, WHO has asked people to continue wearing masks and take the booster dose of the vaccine to control the surge. The health authority has also updated Covid-19 guidelines.
Here are the WHO updated Covid-19 guidelines that you need to know:
While infected people were asked to stay in isolation for longer, the world health authority has reduced the isolation period:
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Regardless of the epidemiological situation, you must wear masks to prevent getting infected, especially when the cases are spreading at a rapid rate.
Wearing a mask in public spaces still remains the best defence against Covid, as per WHO.
WHO recommends wearing a mask, especially if:
The Covid-19 situation in India continues to be under control as the number of cases declined to 2,119, as per the updated data by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Meanwhile, the total Covid tally in India stands at 4.46 crore and the total number of deaths reported is 5.3 crore.
To further the decline in total cases in India, state and central governments are taking measures to control the spread. In fact, the Delhi government plans on starting a door-to-door administration of Covid-19 booster shots. As per the data, the overall count of administered booster shots is low, which is why the government is taking steps to administer more booster doses.
Having said that, your best defense against coronavirus disease is masking and getting vaccinated against Covid-19. If you haven’t received the booster shot yet, it is time to get it now to avoid getting infected.
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