During this difficult situation everyone should try to stop novel corona virus to spread further more and its necessary to take preventive actions. Water, sanitation hygiene and waste management during this pandemic situation should be take care off and handled very carefully. In today's blog we will be discussing about the guidelines from WHO (World Health Organization).
- Frequent and proper hand hygiene is one of the most important measures that can be used to prevent infection with the COVID-19 virus. WASH practitioners should work to enable more frequent and regular hand hygiene by improving facilities and using proven behavior-change techniques.
- WHO guidance on the safe management of drinking-water and sanitation services applies to the
COVID-19 outbreak. Extra measures are not needed. Disinfection will facilitate more rapid die-off of the COVID-19 virus.
- Many co-benefits will be realized by safely managing water and sanitation services and applying good hygiene practices.
As per WHO Currently, there is no evidence about the survival of the COVID-19 virus in drinking-water or sewage.*