The Level of Awareness among the Local Community in Najran Region, Saudi Arabia about Emerging of Coronavirus Covid-19
Mater H. Mahnashi, Samer S. Abu-Alrub, Burhan M. Hamadneh, Ali O. Alqarni.
This study aimed to identify the level of awareness among the local community in the Najran region, Saudi Arabia about emerging of Coronavirus Covid-19, To achieve the goal of the study, the descriptive survey method was used. The study sample consisted of (930) individuals and the questionnaire were used as a tool to collect data. The results of the study showed that there is awareness among the study sample members of the most common symptoms that are difficulty breathing and a rise in temperature and coughing, and that the most preventive way to maintain personal hygiene and avoid direct contact with an infected person and the use of tissues when sneezing or coughing, and that the methods of transmission appear in the spray Flying from an infected patient while coughing, sneezing, touching contaminated surfaces and direct contact with an infected patient, and that the most common sources of information for respondents on the emerging coronavirus are social media and Internet sites.