Google Doodle, on Friday, shared tips to contain the novel coronavirus pandemic with an animated illustration. In order to prevent the spread of the deadly virus, people have been advised to stay at home and maintain social distancing.
Today’s Google Doodle features animated letters as characters and shows every alphabet engaged in some sort of activity at home. For example, one enjoyed reading whereas the other played guitar. Workout and catching up with friends and family through telephonic conversations are on the quarantine activity list as well.
The Google Doodle redirects to a page that lists ‘Coronavirus tips’ and states, “Stay home. Save lives. As Covid-19 continues to impact communities around the world, help stop the spread by following these steps.”
Help stop coronavirus, Google Doodle said, and listed tips to prevent Covid-19, the infection caused by the virus.
The pointers are as follows:
Keep a safe distance
Wash hands often
Cover your cough
Sick? Call the helpline
Google Doodle also explained the tips further, adding:
Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub.
Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when you cough or sneeze.
Avoid close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell.
Stay home and self-isolate from others in the household if you feel unwell.
The page also said, “Don’t touch your eyes, nose, or mouth if your hands are not clean.”
Apart from sharing coronavirus tips, Google Doodle also posted statistics illustrated with a graphic map – the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in countries across the world, number of recovered patients and the death toll.
Furthermore, Google Doodle explained what coronavirus is and how it spreads.
The novel coronavirus was first reported in China’s Wuhan in December 2019 and swiftly turned into a global pandemic. At least 10 lakh infections have been recorded across 188 countries. The death toll is over 50,000, as of April 3.
Source By Indiatoday