Social Distancing Explainer

01 April 2020

Social distancing is one way that we can try to prevent the spread of diseases and viruses such as COVID-19

When someone coughs or sneezes they spray small liquid droplets from their nose or mouth which may contain a virus. If you are too close, you can breathe in the droplets, including the COVID-19 virus if the person coughing has the disease

During the 21-Day lockdown in South Africa remember to avoid:

  • Hugging
  • Kissing
  • Shaking hands

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