Avoid 3Cs and practise 3Ws

KUCHING: Sarawakians have been urged to remain vigilant in view of the increasing daily Covid-19 cases.

The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC), in a statement on Sunday (Sept 12), reminded the public to follow the health recommendations and advices at all times.

It urged them to avoid the 3Cs, namely, crowded areas, confined spaces and close conversations and to practise the 3Ws, namely, frequent hand washing with water and soap, wearing a face mask in public places, and following the warnings from the Ministry of Health (MOH) daily as the state was still facing the Covid-19 pandemic.   

The SDMC also advised the public to avoid shaking hands or touching; practise the etiquette of coughing and sneezing; seek immediate treatment if symptoms occur; stay at home and avoid visiting and to disinfect and clean frequently touched areas.

It also urged the public to remember all the standard operating procedures (SOPs) including the SOPs set under the enhanced movement control order (EMCO).

It said high risk groups such as children, infants, senior citizens and persons with disabilities (OKU), unwell and symptomatic individuals must immediately undergo health examinations.

The committee added that SOPs such as physical distancing of at least one metre must also be practised at all times.