NICD: Physical Distancing 101

By National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) on 20 May 2020

Physical distancing is a way to limit close and frequent contact between people to help slow the spread of COVID-19
How can you practice physical distancing?

If you have COVID-19 symptoms, such as shortness of breath, dry cough and fever (38 °C and above) please contact your healthcare practitioner immediately.

More information on COVID-19:

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“The greatest compassion is the prevention of human suffering through patience, alertness, courage and kindness.”
― Amit Ray, Walking the Path of Compassion