The pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus is a new disease. The general public should better protect themselves against this epidemic. In order to help international friends to acquire relevant knowledge of prevention, Hubei Provincial Foreign Affairs Office has compiled and translated this guide into multiple languages according to the Public Prevention Guide provided by the National Health Commission. The following is the Guide to Prevent Pneumonia Caused by the Novel Coronavirus on Public Transport. The guide applies to public transport including airplane, train, metro, bus, and ferry.
I. Staff working on public transport in epidemic areas should wear surgical or N95 masks and have their health monitored on a daily basis.
II. Thermometers and masks should be available on public transport.
III. Clean and disinfect public transport more frequently. Keep proper log sheets and labelling of the cleaning history.
IV. Ensure the public transport is well-ventilated.
V. Keep the metro/bus/train stations and carriages clean and tidy and promptly dispose of waste.
VI. Improve the work/rest schedules to make sure workers on public transport get enough rest.