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The Delhi government has issued a health advisory on the novel coronavirus (nCov) and prescribed do’s and dont’s for the public to ward off any infection, including avoiding frozen meat, officials said. A round-the-clock control room has also been set up at the Directorate General of Health Services’ headquarters to address queries related to the virus.

In its health advisory, the Delhi government has asked people to exercise caution, like cleaning hands with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub; covering nose and mouth while coughing; sneezing using tissue; avoiding close contact with anyone with cold or flu like symptoms; avoiding frozen meat, besides isolation of symptomatic patients for at least 14 days.

Among the do’s prescribed to people, the government has asked them to frequently wash hands with soap and water; avoid crowded places; stay more than an arm’s length distance from persons sick with flu; take adequate sleep and rest; and drink plenty of water and consume liquid diet and eat nutritious food, the advisory said.





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