10 Places You Shouldn’t Visit Even If They Are Open

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3. Places Where People are Doing a Lot of Talking, Shouting, Singing, Panting, or Coughing

People Singing
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As you well know by now, COVID-19 is a respiratory virus that is transmitted through droplets released from an infected person’s mouth — be it through talking, singing, coughing, sneezing, or panting. That being said, it’s a good idea to avoid places where people are doing a lot of these activities. Here’s the thing: droplets sprayed into the air just from talking can linger for more than eight minutes! Now, imagine if you got close to someone who was singing an entire song or someone doing a lot of coughing and/or panting. They’d produce even more droplets, which would put an even greater number of people at risk.