How can I avoid getting infected from COVID-19?
The main ways you can avoid getting infected are:• by being vaccinated• keeping your distance from others (ideally two metres)• avoiding large gatherings• wearing a mask in situations where physical distancing is not possible• regularly washing and sanitising your hands• opening the windows regularly if possible to bring in fresh air.The use of face masks in public indoor settings (e.g. supermarkets, shops and public transport) and in crowded outdoor situations is strongly advised in areas with increased incidence of COVID-19 and when physical distancing cannot be guaranteed.
Can COVID-19 be transmitted through water?
Fact: Water or swimming does not transmit the COVID-19 virusThe COVID-19 virus does not transmit through water while swimming. However, the virus spreads between people when someone has close contact with an infected person.