1. Fact-based information about COVID-19

  • Everyone can be infected - People of all ages and origins irrespective of where they reside can be infected with the coronavirus. It is said that children are less susceptible to be infected with COVID-19 while elderly people and those with pre-existing medical conditions are more vulnerable.

  • Under what circumstances does coronavirus get transmitted- Transmission takes place when you are in close contact with an infected person.

  • Know when to get tested - It is recommended that you should go for the COVID-19 test only if you have symptoms, came in contact with a person suspected to have COVID-19 or have a travel history to places where the virus has widespread.

2. Factors and precautions that the company is taking care of

Design 11 is a South African based young and creative company that manufactures beautiful and decorative applications that are highly durable. It advises its people to take the following measures:

  • Wash your hands frequently – The management says, since while in office people use a lot of shared items like landline phones, tea and coffee machines, light switches, door handles, elevator buttons, etc. all of which host disease-causing germs, hence they need to wash their hands frequently or sanitise them.

  • Avoid physical contact – In this phase of the corona outbreak, the organization advises its, staff, to avoid physical contact with their colleagues like hugs and handshakes as much as possible to prevent the spread of coronavirus.