Coronavirus: How Start-ups Can Work Around the Pandemic

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A good number of businesses have been counting their losses from the effect of the coronavirus.

This in return has had a spillover effect on the economy.

In light of this, it isn’t just about what the government can do but what business can do to at least miminmise the effect on this pandemic.

Startups are also part of the whole ecosystem and it is safe to say that, they will also get a spillover effect on the coronavirus.

What should startups get to do to prepare for this pandemic that obviously has no boundary on who or what to affect?

Some companies at the moment have been getting themselves sorted out by dealing with the issue of the supply chain.

However, there are few things businesses that can get implemented across board.

They are simple habits that appear trivial and but a following diligently would go a long way in curtailing the spread.


Even before Coronavirus, it has been a long best practice to implement hand washing at all times.

It is not a new hygiene system, but over centuries this method has helped to fight the thorough spread of germs.

Now the campaign has appeared even louder since the outbreak of the disease.

rom all indications, there is no doubt that hand washing as simple as it goes a long way in preventing germs.

Wiping work areas

Some evidence has suggested that viruses have the ability to get stuck on surfaces for hours. Surfaces such as chairs, desks, laptops and even phones.

Wiping down these objects regularly is a good preventive measure.

Encouraging vaccination

Just like the regular hand washing, employees should get encouraged to take the vaccination.

This ought to be something done on a regular basis as it helps to boost the immune system.

Even the hospitals will be less burdened when this is done.

Intolerance on sickness

At any instance or a glimpse of sickness, the individual should be allowed to go on sick leave or better still work remotely.

Doing this, the individual will get isolated, quarantined, preventing the spread, if it was a potential Covid-19 case.

Avoid travelling

If possible do all your meetings via video call, be cautious about receiving visitors from countries with the most cases.

Subject your employees to self-quarantine when they return from any country with high cases of covid-19.

Plan to implement more of remote working.

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