With the advent of Coronavirus outbreak as a global pandemic it has caused panic among the masses. First of all, you must try to limit your errands during such a deadly outbreak but if you have some really important task to perform you should think of hiring a chauffeur service because the companies offering such services are already equipped with all the necessary preventive tools.
There vehicles are disinfected on regular basis with chauffeurs given proper training on personal hygiene as well as taking care of their customers in every meager sense.
Anyhow, while utilizing chauffeur services in Pakistan, here are a few things which you need to know about it. But before proceeding towards precautions and preventive measures let’s have a gist of what coronavirus actually is, what are its symptoms and what preventive measure we must take accordingly.
What is Coronavirus and How it spreads?
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by newly discovered Coronavirus. It is contagious as it spreads primarily through the droplets of saliva or discharge from nose when an infected person coughs or sneezes or by touching something which the infected person has touched and then touching your face, eyes, nose or mouth.
People may be sick with virus for 1 to 14 days without showing symptoms. However, the most common symptoms include
- Fever (100.4 °F or 38 °C)
- Dry cough
- Loss of Smell (may showup alone w/o any symptom)
- Shortness of breath (severe cases)
People with weak immune system or those suffering from pre-existing medical conditions might develop severe symptoms like Pneumonia or Bronchitis or multi-organ failure.
Well, amid such deadly virus, we must take preventive measures as an old adage says ‘Prevention is better than cure.’ As it spreads through coming in contact with anything infected you should keep yourself safe while hiring a chauffeur service.
You must follow all the instructions given by the World Health Organization, among them the foremost is to cover your face properly, make use of a face mask, use sanitizer containing 70% isopropyl alcohol frequently, avoid touching things unnecessarily and also avoid touching your face that is the most imperative of all, cover your nose or mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when you cough or sneeze.
CARS- CHAUFFEUR SERVICE AMID CORONA VIRUS
While hiring a chauffeur service you must opt for the one that you think is a reliable one and that has a well-established repute in the market.
Because the longer they have served the more concerned they are about their customer care. Their cars must be properly and adequately disinfected.
Well you can have a clue of their service through the training of the chauffeur. If he is following all the instructions properly which includes wearing a mask, using hand sanitizer frequently and disinfecting all the things he touches then voila! there is not much to worry about.
But apart from these basic precautionary measures there are some that are quite essential especially one you are hiring a chauffeur service, some of these are as follow;
Proper Ventilation In Cars
Yes! You read it right, ‘proper ventilation’ in car should be made sure because without proper ventilation the chances of contracting the virus increases.
Because the way it is on rampant across the globe, despite taking all the preventive measures no one can be sure about his health with certainty. So, if a car lacks proper ventilation you ultimately run the risk of acquiring this deadly virus.
Disposable Seat Protectors/ Covers
Disposable seat protectors can add more to the preventive measure strategies. They can play a potent role in hindrance of acquiring the virus. As the root cause of spread of this virus is coming in contact with infected surfaces so disposable seat covers can really help in such a situation.
This is yet the foremost and the foregrounding measure that must be kept in mind by the passenger and the driver as well. If you are traveling with more than two persons try to maintain the distance instructed by WHO. Also avoid sitting just behind the chauffeur.
Chauffeur service during such a pandemic is the most reliable source and you can make your ride way more safer than ever before by taking some precautions at your end.