Handwashing, distancing and mask-wearing all drastically cut risk of catching COVID-19: research – CTV News – 2020-09-27

Wash your hands. Practise physical distancing whenever you can. Wear a mask the rest of the time.

These have been the three main tenets of public health advice aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus for months now, dating back to when Canada was still facing its first wave of infections.

With the second wave upon us, and Canada’s number of active COVID-19 cases doubling in less than a month, they’ve once again been trotted out as the best advice there is for day-to-day safety.

New research suggests there’s good reason for that.

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