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Is It Safe To Take A Walk During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Is It Safe To Take A Walk During The Coronavirus Pandemic

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending that everybody, including those without symptoms, practice social distancing, keeping at least 6 feet from others, avoiding parties, crowds, and any non-essential business. But one of the questions raised with that is, "Is going outside and taking a walk going to spread coronavirus?"

The CDC says that is you are in isolation without symptoms, is it a good idea to have a bit activity outside and exercise - just do not forget to walk within a 6 foot distance and in a dense, crowded area. Research shows that green spaces can aid mental health, with studies demonstrating that everybody from children to elderly experience mental health boosts from time spent outdoors. 

However, experts advise caution for the duration of the coronavirus outbreak. Remember to keep your 6 foot distance between you and others and avoid gatherings of more than 10 people which is recommended by the CDC. 

If you do take a walk, avoid places like shops, public events, schools, and other areas where people might congregate. You can walk with a friend that is close by in the neighborhood but always remember to keep your social distance. But do not go with anyone that may have symptoms. 

Stay safe and happy exercising! 

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