How far is enough for safe social distancing against COVID?

SourceThe Daily Tribune - News of Bahrain
SectorHealthcare
CountryBahrain

Mass vaccination efforts in the Kingdom of Bahrain against the coronavirus (COVID-19) are running full blast amid a significant decline in the number of new and active cases as well as fatalities. Health experts, however, have warned that the fight is still far from over. In fact, they recommend people to still wear masks or cloth face covering and practise social distancing, among other important precautionary measures, even after getting the vaccine.

The coronavirus is still very much around us, but that doesn’t mean we can’t help prevent its spread. Indeed, one of the best ways to reduce the spread of the virus is by continuing to practise social distancing or what others call physical distancing. What is social distancing and why is it important? According to studies, the coronavirus spreads easily. Social distancing puts space between individuals. The most common way COVID-19 spreads is through person-to-person contact. When an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks, they produce respiratory...read more...