Staying safe indoors

OVER the past 18 months, we have been staying indoors for prolonged periods due to the implementation of the movement control order to curb the spread of Covid-19. Even before this, we were already spending almost 90% of our time in enclosed spaces be it at home, in the office or other places.

It was initially thought that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, was primarily transmitted through droplets generated by an infected person through breathing, coughing or sneezing. More than 13 months after the World Health Organisation declared Covid-19 a pandemic (March 11, 2020), it has formally recognised that SARS-CoV-2 is airborne.

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