During the lockdown, you may have to go outside to get essential supplies like food and medicine. There are some simple steps you can take to avoid spreading the Coronavirus while being able to get what you need from outside your home.

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Abdul goes shopping for the family

Abdul is at his parents place and helping his family stay safe during the pandemic by being the person to go out to buy essentials. Read the story to find out what he before, during and after he goes out.

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General Guidelines

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Going out and returning home

During the lockdown we are instructed not to go out unless really necessary. You can decrease the transfer of the disease causing viruses by limiting your contact with people outside your immediate household, but this will work only if you pay attention to personal hygiene as well. When you need to go out to buy essentials like food or medicine, it is important to know what you should and should not do before, during and after a trip outside your home. Here we suggest some important precautions to take when you have to leave the house.

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