By Puja Gupta
November 9, 2020 (IANSlife) During the COVID19 pandemic, public transport was limited to essential workers, those wanting to commute for other jobs were not permitted to use this service. As lockdowns lifted and workplaces reopened across the city, officegoers eagerly waited for train services i.e. Mumbai’s lifeline, to resume service. But for people travelling through train, it’s imperative to understand the measures one can adopt to have a safe journey to and from work.
Traveling on trains for any length of time involves sitting or standing within 6 feet of others, which may increase one’s risk of getting COVID-19. Dr Sandeep Patil, Chief Intensivist, Fortis Hospital, Kalyan shares guidelines that will help you prepare better for train travel:
UPON GETTING TO WORK:
Some types of travel methods can put you at higher risk for exposure to COVID-19, but by taking ample precautions and following hygiene etiquettes, we can ensure a safe commute.
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