What Is Social Distancing?

Social distancing otherwise known as physical distancing is to puts space between people. It is a method or a way of controlling infections that is expected to spread when contacted. The objective of social distancing is to reduce the probability of contact between persons carrying an infection, and others who are not infected, so as to minimize disease transmission, morbidity and ultimately, mortality.

Social distancing can be done in different ways, depending on how many people in the community are sick. Social distancing methods include:

  • closing religious gatherings, schools, markets, restaurants, shops, movie theaters, and other places where people gather
  • no moving together in person with friends
  • avoiding stores unless it is necessary
  • working from home
  • Saying no to public transport system, including buses, subways, taxis, and so on

SOCIAL DISTANCE IS A MUST FOR EVERYONE IN OTHER TO AVOID THE SPREAD OF CORONA VIRUS 

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