Lagos the hardest hit city and Nigeria in general is gradually reopening public places after the lock down cause by COVID-19. There has been partial opening of markets to operate only 3 days in a week, then other offices, churches, schools and airports. have been permitted to resume activities
Therefore, as more people begin to venture out of their homes, the need to use public facilities becomes increasingly necessary. The question now arises on how safe these places will be to prevent furthr spread. We intend to look into that in this write up
Multiple people using the same space concurrently could increase the infectiousness of public toilets. Even before the coronavirus outbreak, public toilets were places that could be infectious by touch and air. Breathing in an enclosed shared airspace could put us at risk of some airborne diseases like influenza and measles as people with these diseases can leave the air surrounding them hazardous for periods of time after they have vacated the area.
As well as general air contamination, toilet plume, the term given to the array of microbes that are thrusted into the atmosphere when the toilet is flushed, is also a more common hazard in public bathrooms. Toilet plume gives the potential for harmful microbes to then rest on the surrounding floors, toilet seats and lids and nearby surfaces
Observe these rules and keep yourself and loved ones from contacting the disease.