Cooperation in Controlling the Spread of Covid -19. A Community Level Survey

2021 Journal of Contemporary Issues in Business and Government  
Coronavirus disease is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered virus. Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment. Older people and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness. The best way to prevent and slow down transmission is by taking precautions that would block
more » ... ns that would block the transmission route. At this time, there are no specific vaccines or treatments for COVID 19. Thus, this survey to understand the community-level cooperation in controlling the spread of corona is very important. Materials and Methods: A survey was conducted among 234 residents of the community. They were given a questionnaire to assess the community level cooperation . They were given a questionnaire consisting of 25 questions through google forms. The responses were collected and were statistically analyzed through SPSS software. Results: This survey revealed that 87.2% are aware of social distancing and 64.1% practice social distancing regularly .89.7% said they wash their hands regularly with soap and 54.7% use disinfectant to clean the vegetables brought from the market. 65% regularly use a face mask for their protection.Through this survey it is found that there is awareness of the risk of acquiring the infection but the safety measures are not strictly followed.
doi:10.47750/cibg.2020.26.02.199 fatcat:qqghiu742zahhlptg24bg4sfjm