Nograles gives COVID safety tips: Avoid make-up testers, condiments in restaurants, ATM touchscreens
The new coronavirus has spread rapidly in the country with more than 140,000 confirmed cases as of August 13. The public however can take steps to reduce chances of contracting the dreaded illness.
In a Facebook post, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles has warned the public to avoid seven things to protect themselves from the virus. He said people should stay away from using make-up and lipstick testers, condiments in restaurants, gym equipment, among others.
“Narito ang ilang mga bagay na dapat nating iwasan upang hindi mahawa sa COVID-19,” Nograles said.
According to Nograles, the things to avoid to reduce COVID-19 risk are the following:
1. Make-up and lipstick testers
2. Condiments in restaurans
3. Workout equipment
4. Ballpens in public places
5. Cellphones of other people
6. Touch screens/debit card transactions and ATMs
7. Close contact with other people
Nograles also serves as vice chairman of the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Infectious Diseases (IATF), the government’s policy-making body in the coronavirus response.