As Singapore (and the world) continues to battle the covid-19 epidemic, many people are choosing to stay indoors more often instead of going out and mingling with the general population. Somehow, we’re wired to think that being indoors is safer when it comes to avoiding the virus. But while it’s wise to avoid crowded places during a time like this, experts say that, on top of practising good personal hygiene like washing your hands more often, it’s important to get some fresh air too.
In fact, being indoors all the time, especially in an enclosed air-conditioned space encourages viruses to spread. As uncomfortable as it may be sometimes, the hot and humid weather might just be exactly what we need to help fight the Covid-19 outbreak in Singapore.
Here’s what you should know before you coop yourself up in an air-conditioned room to protect yourself from the virus, or the heat: