The world's battle with COVID-19 is not yet over; in fact, the World Health Organisation (WHO) is monitoring 11 more variants of the disease, one of them being the stronger and more contagious Delta strain.
No matter how much we want to curl up in our blankets and stay at home, there are activities that can only be done outside. Some people travel for work-related trips, a stroll at the nearby park, or essential errands like grocery shopping. In this article, Tatler lists a few easy tips to consider when travelling.
1. Lessen public transportation
According to a New York Times report, one long bus ride could be a superspreader event. Studies have proven that the virus is airborne and can easily be transmitted through small particles that linger in small spaces. Dr Muge Cevik, an expert on infectious diseases and virology at the University of St. Andrews School of Medicine in Scotland, said that a bus outbreak can take place because of the following factors: a long trip, a confined environment with individuals who contracted the disease. If you have the option to take private transportation, it's best to do so. Should you be limited to taking public transport, simply follow WHO-approved guidelines for health safety like keeping a one-metre distance away from each other and constant hand and surface sanitation.