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Answer these 9 questions and we’ll tell you just how high is your risk of covid-19

Updated on:29 June 2020, 16:13pm IST
While there is no fool-proof way of preventing a covid-19 infection, preventive measures can reduce your risk. Take this quiz to know where you stand.
Are you doing everything you possibly can to reduce your risk of covid-19? Image courtesy: Shutterstock

Most of have been living each day with the fear of contracting covid-19. With fatal side effects, no cure in sight, and overburdened healthcare systems—what else can we do right? Panicking is normal when you live in a pandemic that doesn’t seem to end.

But here’s the thing about panicking—not only is it futile, but it also increases the levels of the stress hormone cortisol in the body, which negatively impacts the immune system aka our best chance of fighting off a SARS-CoV-2 infection.

Instead, it’s time to know your risk and take all the necessary precautions to safeguard yourself and your family. So, roll up your sleeves and get ready to take this quiz which will tell you just how likely are you to get covid-19.

Disclaimer: Given the limited amount of information available about the novel coronavirus, everyone runs some risk of catching the infection. Your results are in no way a guarantee of your chances of getting covid-19. This quiz is merely curated to demonstrate how you can reduce your risk.

01

Do you wear a mask when stepping out of the house?

02

What’s the first thing you do when you come home from outside?

03

Do you clean and disinfect your grocery shopping before using?

04

Do you smoke?

05

What is your BMI?

06

When someone knocks on your door, do you

07

Have you been meeting up with friends and extended family?

08

When talking to someone in person, do you maintain a distance?

09

Have you been visiting closed, air-conditioned spaces like your office or the mall?