The Covid-19 pandemic is a challenging time for all of us. However, a situation may arise where CPR is necessary. Here’s how to stay safe while performing essential first aid during this time.
The main symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are a new continuous cough, a high temperature, and a loss of or change in taste or smell.
Anyone can become seriously ill with COVID-19. However, some people are at a higher risk.
COVID-19 spreads from person to person through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes or speaks.
It is also possible that someone may become infected by touching a person, a surface or object that has been contaminated with respiratory secretions and then touching their own mouth, nose, or eyes.
The first rule in first aid is never to put yourself in danger. Always ensure your own safety before approaching a casualty.
We advise you do the following: