BOKAJAN, March 19: The second day of the awareness campaign on Covid-19 was concluded at Sarihajan junction, on Thusday by Eastern Karbi Anglong college teaching staff.
During the two day awareness programme, the staff presented detailed information on Covid-19 and the precautions that should be taken by all. They also gave practical information on how to prevent from the virus and made students practice proper hand washing through a demonstration.
They told that the likelihood of catching the virus was greater if somebody in close proximity was suffering from flu or he or she was coughing. “So there is a need to beware of this,” they cautioned.
They advised people to wash their hands with antiseptic soap or a sanitizer regularly for at least 20 seconds, use masks and gloves, particularly at public places and avoid going to crowded places or gatherings. They further counseled that a medical checkup was necessary for somebody who was suffering from flu, coughing and fever.