Much of the media discussion about coronavirus revolves around diagnosis and management of suspected cases. But the first piece of advice that is essential for anyone worried about contracting the coronavirus is something your grandparents might have suggested: wash your hands.
The department says the decision is aimed at protecting patients and was taken due to the escalating number of COVID-19 cases.
The Department of Health has suspended visiting hours at all public health facilities in the country with immediate effect amid the COVID-19 outbreak. The department however says there may be unique cases where Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) will be allowed to use their own discretion.