Hygiene Blog

  • Victoria Under Stage 3 Restrictions Again After Cases Spike

    Victoria marks it's 'Horror Day' after recording 429 cases on Monday along with 13 confirmed deaths leading the national toll to 221. Victoria Police issued around $250,000 worth of fines in the 24 hrs to 2nd August, morning. Healthcare professionals have given a warning that the death toll can rise even if we can contain the virus in the state. The situation has eventually led Premier Daniel Andrews to announce the state to return to implementing stage 3 restrictions. View Post
  • 5 Moments For Hand Hygiene To Protect Patients, Healthcare Workers & Their Environment

     Hand Hygiene plays a very crucial role in doing so, hand decontamination can significantly help in reducing the spread of transmission. Hence, the World Health Organization came up with a "5 Moments for Hand Hygiene' to minimise the transmission of harmful organisms in a health care setting to ensure the safety of patients, healthcare workers, and the environment. The idea to ensure that these five moments of hand hygiene are practiced right from entering a patient's room to leaving it. The approach is logical, evidence-based, and easy to grasp. View Post
  • New Restrictions For Victoria: 723 New Cases & 13th Deaths Confirmed

    Premier Daniel Andrews announced wearing face masks/covering mandatory for Victorians including the ones in regional areas, from 3rd August 2020, Monday. They will be required to wear face masks whenever they step out of their homes. View Post
  • Wearing face masks becomes 'Mandatory' in Melbourne After COVID-19 Cases Spike

    After witnessing a triple-digit spike of COVID-19 cases in Melbourne, Premier Daniel Andrews has made wearing face masks/covering mandatory for anyone stepping out of their home from Wednesday 11:59pm onwards. He has also urged Victorians to adapt to this 'New Normal' for at least "the next four and a bit weeks" to contain the second-wave of Coronavirus outbreak and slow down community transmission. Here are 5 things you should know about the rule View Post
  • Countries Race To Develop COVID-19 Vaccine: Here's The Status!

    As the number of COVID-19 crosses 14 million cases and over 6 lakh deaths, the urgency to find a vaccine has also increased. Countries like Russia, Australia, India, China, US, and UK are rapidly working through fast-track processes in order to develop a vaccine against Coronavirus. About 130 vaccines already in the testing phase worldwide, 75 countries have submitted their interest to join the COVAX facility to save their population as soon as possible so they can have a guaranteed, quick and fair access to the vaccine. Here are a few updates regarding vaccine-development country-wise starting with Australia: View Post