Kerala introduces ‘Break the Chain’ campaign against COVID-19
Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala health department has introduced a comprehensive campaign named ‘Break the Chain’ to reduce the spread of coronavirus that has hit the state.
‘Break the Chain’ intends to ensure personal hygiene by using hand sanitising and hand washing at offices, public spaces and houses. The campaign was inaugurated by health minister K. K. Shailaja.
Measures to contain the coronavirus include: Avoiding social greetings that involve touch such as handshakes, avoid touching face, nose and eyes unnecessarily, cover nose and mouth with a handkerchief while coughing and sneezing. Most importantly, wash hands with soap or sanitizer.
Break the Chain campaign intends to create awareness about the above mentioned measures and take them to the public.
Besides the public, government and quasi government offices, public sector companies and banks have been directed to be a part of ‘Break the Chain’ campaign.
If majority of the people take part in this campaign, the spread of coronavirus can be contained to a large extent.