Google doodle on Tuesday drew consideration towards the requirement for face masks as the Covid pandemic keeps on seething across the world, with a endearing illustration. “Masks are still important. Wear a mask and save lives,” Google said in its doodle.
Tuesday’s doodle has every one of the letters in order of ‘google’ masked up. It additionally has an vaccine syringe for the letter “L”.
“As COVID-19 continues to impact communities around the world, help stop the spread by following these steps,” Google said in its message.
A Google Doodle is an special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google’s homepages planned to commemorate holidays, events, achievements, and notable historical figures.
The first interactive Doodle showed up presently celebrating Pac-Man and hyperlinks additionally started to be added to Doodles, typically linking to a search results page for the subject of the Doodle. By 2014, Google had published more than 2,000 regional and international Doodles all through its homepages, frequently featuring guest artists, musicians, and personalities.
By 2019, the “Doodlers” team has made more than 4,000 doodles for Google’s homepages around the world
In the mean time, the Union government in India has comprised 50 high-level multi-disciplinary public health teams and sent them to 50 districts across Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Punjab considering the new flood in COVID-19 cases.
The groups are being rushed to 30 districts of Maharashtra, 11 districts of Chhattisgarh and nine regions of Punjab to help the state health department and local authorities in COVID-19 surveillance, control and containment measures, the Health Ministry said on Monday.
The two-member high-level team comprises of a clinician/epidemiologist and a public health expert.
“The teams will visit the states immediately and monitor the overall implementation of COVID19 management, especially in testing, including surveillance and containment operations, COVID-appropriate behaviour and its enforcement, availability of hospital beds, sufficient logistics, including ambulances, ventilators, medical oxygen, etc. and COVID-19 vaccination progress,” the ministry said.
To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, everyone should:
- Clean your hands often, either with soap and water for 20 seconds or a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Put distance between yourself and other people (at least 6 feet).
- Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when around others.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces daily.
- CDC recommends that people wear cloth face coverings in public settings and when around people outside of their household, especially when other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.
- Cloth face coverings may help prevent people who have COVID-19 from spreading the virus to others.
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