After the coronavirus pandemic, which has taken under control, travel restrictions also have ended in Turkey. With the arrival of the summer season, the holiday plans postponed can now be planned. Yet, experts often emphasize that the outbreak should still be cautious. You have to be very careful about coronavirus precautions, especially if you are going to travel. Here are some things to consider when you are in public areas while travelling!
Use a mask
Experts recommend using a private vehicle if possible. But, either you travel with your private vehicle or with public vehicles, you must take precautions using a mask. If there are others in the environment, you should secure both yours and their health by using a mask. Even though the coronavirus pandemic is under control, it is useful to be aware that it is still not over.
Follow the social distance rule
During the normalization process, the measures such as leaving the seats empty and limiting the number of people in vehicles travelling have taken the Ministry of Health. and these measures will be enforced. Yet, it is important taking personal precautions while travelling; and you need to be sensitive about this issue. Thus, when you need to be in public areas, keep in mind that you should be at least 1.5 meters away from other people.
Another point to consider when you are in public areas while travelling is that you should avoid contacting people and surfaces. Surfaces can be risky, especially in vehicles. For this reason, do not touch the person and the surfaces unless it is necessary during the travel. For example, printing and issuing your ticket online is one of the measures you can take at this point.
Have a bag-size disinfectant with you
As we mentioned above, you can be in contact with infected surfaces or people while travelling. For such cases, it is useful to have a small disinfectant with you. In this way, you can disinfect your hands and be protected from the virus.
Wash your hands
If possible and possible, wash your hands with soap and water before, during and after travel. We know that coronavirus is most often carried to our body through our hands. So, hand hygiene is the most important of our new normals.
Make sure the hygiene of the foods you consume
Although we are looking forward to the end of the outbreak, it is still too early to return to our old life. That's why we have to forget to eat while travelling. You must be 100% sure the cleanliness of the food you consume, the cutlery presented to you, and the surface on which they will be located when you are in public areas. Otherwise, it would be more beneficial to avoid eating out.
Cover your mouth and nose with tissue paper during coughing and sneezing
We know that coronavirus transmit through airborne droplets with coughing and sneezing. Thus, in such moments, we should cover our mouth and nose with disposable tissue. Then throw that handkerchief away. Otherwise, we risk both ours and other health.
Ask others to pay the same attention
If you are in public areas while travelling, everyone should pay the same attention to protect each other from coronavirus. It will put your health at risk while you are wearing a mask and others not, while you are trying to maintain social distance they are not. So, when you are in such areas, you should warn the people who do not show the necessary sensitivity and request that they follow the rules.
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