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See a doctor if one feels unwell (fever, difficulty in breathing and cough), as per the advisory. (Representative image)

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Chandigarh: Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, the Chandigarh administration on Monday issued a fresh advisory, asking people to strictly adhere to COVID-19 appropriate behaviour at all public places.

In the advisory, the administration listed several Do’s and Don’ts for the people to prevent the spread of infection. It also issued a COVID-19 helpline number for people to call if they feel any signs and symptoms related to the disease.

Here are the Do’s and Don’ts advised by the Chandigarh administration:

> Always wear a mask in public places to cover the mouth and nose

> Cover nose and mouth with a handkerchief/tissue while sneezing and coughing

> Throw used tissue into closed bins immediately after use

> Avoid close contact settings, crowds and closed spaces

> Must maintain social distance (minimum one metre) in public places

> Practice frequent hand washing. Wash hands with soap and water or use alcohol-based hand rub. Wash hands even if they are visibly clean

> Avoid unnecessary travel

> See a doctor if one feels unwell (fever, difficulty in breathing and cough). While visiting the doctor, wear a mask to cover your mouth and nose

> If you have these signs/symptoms, please call COVID helpline numbers: 1075 or 9779558282

> All residents are advised to get the booster dose of the COVID vaccine and get their children vaccinated too

> Avoid close contact with anyone, if one experiences cough and fever

> Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with hands

> Do not spit in public places

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