We know the drill by now: we have to wash our hands often and for at least 20 seconds. We also know that we should avoid going out during this circuit breaker period unless it’s absolutely necessary, such as going to work for an essential service/key economic sector, buying food and grocery and seeking medical treatment (among a few other exceptions).
But did you know that it’s important to disinfect your clothes when you return home?
A Singaporean paramedic recently shared his daily routine of disinfection after work, which includes showering and washing his clothes immediately once he’s home. But it’s not just a matter of throwing your clothes into the laundry basket or washing machine.
Here’s some tips on how to ensure the virus doesn’t stay on your laundry, especially if you’ve been to a hospital or have been in contact with someone suspected of having Covid-19.
Text: Trini Ng / AsiaOne / April 2020
Additional text: Sally Manik
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