COVID-19 specific precautions to take during Diwali
Here are some tips to celebrate Diwali with safety and take precautions to avoid the spread of the Covid-19.
Diwali is one of the most awaited festivals in India. It is believed that it celebrates the triumph of light over darkness. People enjoy delicious dishes and sweets, air lanterns, and firecrackers while lighting diyas and candles with their loved ones.
Many health experts have also advised everyone to stay indoors and celebrate the festival. So, here are some tips to celebrate the festival of light with safety and taking securities to avoid spreading the Covid-19:
Avoid burning crackers: If you and your family have an underlying health disorder, avoid burning firecrackers, and celebrate a safe festival.
Make the kids and elders stay indoors: As babies and elders are more at risk of infections, celebrate indoors with them, and try virtual meet your friends and families.
Avoid eating outside food: Prepare your own dishes and eat home-cooked food this year. You can make special dishes together with your family.
Consume vitamin C-rich foods: Make sure you eat lots of food that contain vitamin C, omega fatty acids, and other high nutritional foods to increase the immunity level of your body.
Wear a mask: Don’t forget to wear masks if you are going out or inviting friends. You can wear a printed or embellished-work mask to match your outfit and slay the new look this year. This will also keep you safe from infection of covid-19.
Don’t use sanitizers before lighting diyas: Always be alert to avoid unwanted incidents. Don’t use sanitizers near fire or before lighting up the diyas, candles, and before playing with firecrackers. As sanitizers contain alcohol, they can catch fire. Therefore, it’s better to keep away sanitizers from fire or lights.
Use sanitizer before and after exchanging gifts: Keep your sanitizer in your bags or in a safe place and use it before and after exchanging the gifts or touching anything.
Use water and paper soaps instead of sanitizer: You can keep water and paper soaps handy instead of sanitizers to avoid an unwanted incidents.