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Health Ministry issues instructions on house isolation procedures

Riyadh, The Ministry of Health has called on travelers coming from Italy, Republic of Korea, Egypt, and Lebanon to isolate themselves at home for a period of two weeks from the date of their return.

The Ministry, in its account on the social networking site "Twitter" , explained procedures for health isolation at home, that when coughing or sneezing, tissues should be used and disposed in a trash can, or covering the mouth with elbow and washing hands with water, soap or sterile alcohol.

The Ministry stressed the necessity of staying at home in a private room, isolating from others as possible, and seeking help from others to perform your requirements on your behalf.

It advised to avoid traveling, public places "school or work", and receiving visitors at home, and during medical necessity to communicate with others, there must be a distance not less than one meter, in addition to wearing a muzzle when leaving the house or mixing with others, and in the event of the emergence of symptoms, you should contact with the Ministry at (937).

This move by the Ministry is a continuation of health awareness efforts to deal with the new Coronavirus, and its series of awareness messages that it broadcasts across various media platforms.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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