Former Well being Minister Dr Neil Sharma says within the face of escalating COVID-19 instances and medical amenities being overwhelmed, it is vital Fijians take each potential step to arrange themselves for the worst.
“If you happen to can, top off on non-perishable gadgets for not less than a fortnight, it’s best to,” he mentioned.
“Proceed your yard gardening for meals safety and bodily actions.
“We’d like solely two meals a day, so cut back your meals and eat wholesome and take a look at intermittent fasting.”
Dr Sharma additionally mentioned due to the stress brought on by the virus, folks ought to spend time engaged in fulfilling actions.
“Spend time instructing your youngsters on human values – kindness, respect, compassion, empathy, educate youngsters to learn and inform tales to enhance their vocabulary and public talking later in life.”
He mentioned folks wanted to take COVID-safe measures very severely.
“Use your face masks and sanitizers when out of your “bubble” for groceries and advertising and marketing.
“On return from exterior your own home setting, change your garments, wash bathe after which solely cuddle your youngsters and members of the family.
“Be cautions if neighbors, kinfolk or members of your loved ones bubble present indicators of COVID-19 like cough, fever, muscle ache, diarrhea, lack of style, odor particularly. Search early medical consideration.
“Don’t entertain visitors or kinfolk if potential. They will deliver an infection into your own home setting.”
Dr Sharma mentioned people who smoke must be very cautious as lung illness may worsen their end result if contaminated. He additionally urged folks to get vaccinated as quickly as potential.