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October 14, 2020

“And whoever saves one life it would be as if he saved all of mankind” – (Qur’an 5:32)

Islamic Relief is encouraging all local communities to take extra care during this period and follow their governments’ official medical advice.

This includes:

  • Washing hands regularly and thoroughly with soap or sanitiser
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Wearing a facemask when in public
  • Maintaining social distancing of 1 metre between you and others
  • Covering one’s mouth and nose with a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing
  • Putting used tissues in the bin and washing hands immediately
  • Avoiding close contact with people who are unwell.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

Be aware of your health and boost your immune system. Should you feel ill call your general practitioner for advice.


The most common symptoms are:

  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Sore throat
  • Shortness of breath



There is no need to panic – 82% of COVID-19 cases are mild: patients only experience a slight fever, fatigue and a cough. Only about 6% of patients need intensive care. The vast majority of people can stay at home and get better without hospital treatment.

Be Safe!

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