There is much to learn about the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Based on what is currently known about COVID-19, spread from person-to-person of this virus happens most frequently among close contacts (within about 6 feet). This type of transmission occurs via respiratory droplets.
POINTS TO BE NOTED
The following actions can be taken in case of accidental exposure to a chemical disinfectant via:
Mouth: Immediately rinse mouth out with water. Do not induce vomiting.
Skin: Immediately flush the skin with water for 15 min and remove any contaminated clothes.
Eyes: Immediately rinse eyes with slow-running clean water for at least 15 minutes. Push the eyes open. Avoid splashing the uncontaminated eye with the wash water while rinsing the contaminated eye. Remove contact lenses if present and possible.
Inhalation: Immediately move to an area with open-air or a well-ventilated location. Administer mouth-to-mouth resuscitation if the injured person has difficulty breathing or stops breathing.
If the exposed person is unconscious or having trouble breathing, seek emergency medical help immediately.