As of today, there are already more than 70,000 recorded cases of COVID-19 in the Philippines. Although more than 24,000 have already recovered, the death toll stands at 1,871. The University of the Philippines (UP) predicts that the number of cases will continue to rise and may even be over 100,000 by the end of August.
With what’s happening right now, it is probable that each of us has a family, friend, or know anyone who may have contracted the infection, and some of whom may have tragically passed away due to the virus. Our hearts go to each and every one of those who have been affected by this health crisis.
However, we need to keep moving forward. As lockdown rules ease everywhere, we need to be prepared as the world opens up. The virus is still around so we need to protect ourselves as we gradually move into the new normal. As we do this, here are some essentials worth having at home to keep safe and protected from the virus. You can conveniently shop for these and more online.
Going out in the new normal means being exposed to harmful bacteria and viruses. The Daimaru UV sterilization box is a useful device to have at home that claims to help kill viruses. It is built with an 8-watt UVC tube with ozone that aids in cleaning your stuff. Simply put your things inside the box and it does the cleaning for you.
Time for cleaning depends on what items you need to be cleaned. For instance, smaller items such as wallets, bags, pens, phones, keys, watches, and shoes will need 15 minutes inside the box. Bigger items may need a longer time. Make sure to install the box in a well-ventilated area.
Disinfect the home and make sure it is virus-free using this handy GoTest atomizer. It helps remove formaldehyde, gets rids of odors, sterilizes, and deodorizes. It lets you enjoy clean air and eliminates 99% of bacteria.
In the new normal, wearing a mask in public places is more of a requirement rather than a choice. To protect yourself from the virus, you need to have a stock of good masks at home. This package contains 50 pieces of KN95 masks— ensuring 95% filtration rating.
This mask is made from melt-blown cloth. It has a five-layer design that provides protection from dust, car exhaust, pollen, smoke, and more. Its lightweight design gives a comfortable fit and offers a secure seal for maximum protection.
For an extra layer of protection when you go out there, the Docho N95 mask is an anti-fog, anti-dust, anti-allergy, and anti-bacterial mask that you can trust. It has a 360-degree seamless veneer seal design that guarantees to protect you from pollution and more. Wearing it will give you a clean fresh air channel.
The Docho N95 mask is made from advanced silicone material and built with a round corner design to fit the face comfortably. It has a magnet mask cover, which makes it easy to take apart when cleaning. It has a touch switch to provide you with an electric air supply to help you breath more smoothly.
One of the trusted brands in cleaning solutions, Kalinisan came out with a budget-friendly liquid hand soap that you can stock up at home. Washing your hands is one of the recommendations in keeping yourself protected from the dreaded virus. With this two-gallon container, you never have to skimp on the soap when cleaning your hands. Don’t worry about dry hands because this one promises to keep them moisturized.
The Germisep Disinfectant Tablets are known to be effective and safer to use compared to conventional bleach. It is also friendlier to the skin and safer for pets.
Simply dissolve a tablet in water and let it release millions of disinfecting armies in the form of hypochlorous acid (HOCl). It is said to be effective within 24 hours in residential areas.
Inspired by the disco fog machine, the GOClean atomizing disinfectant smoke machine is an innovation you can use to keep your home infection-free. It works with a fog liquid effect and also used with sterilization liquid to sterilize rooms at home or even inside your car. It is small and very handy so carrying it around will never be a problem.
Force Shield Disinfecting Multi-Surface Wipes is used for cleaning surfaces such as kitchen counters, sink, toilet seats, and bathtubs, etc. It should not be used to sanitize the skin. After handling it, wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after use to avoid skin irritation.
This package contains 24 packs with 50 pieces per pack of Force Shield Lemon Scent Disinfecting Multi-Surface Wipes.
For effortless sterilization of shoes and other footwear, get this tray mat. It can be soaked with ammonium disinfectant so your shoes will be instantly sterilized when you walk on it. It kills germs and effectively helps reduce the spread of it with shoe-to-floor contact. Truly effortless, one step and soak, and it completely covers the soles of your shoes. No need for heavy stamping or tramping to get the solution on your sole.
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DELIVERY DELAY NOTICE: Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, some of these may have delivery delays, or some items may already be sold out. You may browse the shops and place orders but kindly expect a delay in the delivery of your order. Check their sites, their social media pages, or your email for delivery information.
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