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A lesson on cleanliness- Importance of Cleaning During Covid-19

The importance of cleanliness is something we take for granted, but it's important during Covid-19. Your safety is of the utmost importance at Covid-19. So we've created this list of things to watch out for and things you should do, just in case you aren't paying full attention to your surroundings.

Covid-19 Virus

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to cause chaos in the lives of many and has caused most persons to fall ill with mild to moderate symptoms. Here are some of the symptoms that you should watch out for.

Symptoms of Covid-19

  • Fever or chills

  • Cough

  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

  • Fatigue

  • Muscle or body aches

  • Headache

  • Loss of taste or smell

  • Sore throat

This virus is mainly transmitted through droplets generated when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or exhales. These droplets are too heavy to hang in the air and so they quickly fall on floors or surfaces. Atlanta Georgia has since recorded a total of 2.64 Million cases and 37,407 deaths as of July 26, 2022.

It has also caused a negative impact on the economy resulting in many commercial establishments closing their doors. Research has shown that the coronavirus remains viable for up to 4 hours on copper, 24 hours on cardboard, and 2 to 3 days on stainless steel and plastics. Many of these types of materials can be found in commercial establishments and are frequently touched by staff and customers alike. For instance, door handles, pens, sign-in machines, etc.


On this basis, it is highly recommended that employers make a conscious effort to keep both staff members and customers safe. This can be done by conducting daily health checks, encouraging employees to wear face coverings/masks in the workplace, and implementing policies and practices for social distancing, not by standing deep cleaning and disinfecting.

Thoroughly cleaning and disinfecting the office or commercial building requires knowledge of current hygiene concepts and attentiveness to areas commonly overlooked. Any objects that are handled by employees, including light switches, bathroom fixtures, countertops and door handles, can be thoroughly cleaned and disinfected with powerful yet safe cleaning solutions. In line with this, it is highly recommended that a professional cleaning company be hired to undertake this exercise.

Commercial Cleaning

Here are also some tips on how to stay healthy and keep others safe.

  • Wash your hands with soap for 20 seconds

  • Stay home when you are sick

  • Get your flu shot and Covid-19 Vaccine.

  • Get rest to keep your immune system up.

  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

Safety Precautions for Covid-19

While different people might have different ways to stay clean, it's no secret that keeping the medical environment as germ-free as possible is going to help ensure a safe and healthy practice for everyone involved.


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