NUSADAILY.COM-JAKARTA- Reisa Broto Asmoro asserted that adapting does not mean giving up, let alone succumbing, to COVID-19. This was confirmed by the Member of the Public Communication Team Task Force for the Acceleration of Handling COVID-19 on Thursday (11/06/2020).
“Adapting is changing behavior with new habits in accordance with health protocols,” Reisa said at a press conference for the Task Force for the Acceleration of COVID-19 Handling, which was followed through a BNPB Indonesia Youtube account in Jakarta.
Reisa said that a productive society that was safe in COVID-19 could only be carried out if the community disciplined in adopting new habits. Namely by diligently washing hands using soap and running water, using masks when outside the home, keeping a distance, and avoiding crowds.
These new habits have been socialized many times. According to Reisa Broto Asmoro, most people in Indonesia have implemented these new habits well.
“Unfortunately, there are still those who are not disciplined. We want the COVID-19 positive number to decrease. It will not be possible to only listen to the socialization, but do not run the health protocol, “he was quoted as saying nusadaily.com.
Reisa said the anti-corona virus that causes COVID-19 in the form of a vaccine has not yet been found. Experts from various countries continue to conduct trials and it is uncertain when a vaccine that will be effective in protecting themselves from COVID-19 will be found.
“According to experts, adhering to health protocols is the best shield for us to reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19,” he said.
Studies have suggested that the corona virus that causes COVID-19 can last for 72 hours on the surface of plastic and stainless steel, four hours on the surface of copper, and less than four hours on the surface of paperboard.
“By frequently touching objects around us, we can directly transmit COVID-19 if we then touch our mouth, nose and eyes. Therefore, washing your hands properly is important, “he said. (Cak)