Overcrowding in Public Places
Lessons Learnt From COVID-19 Era
Keywords:Overcrowding, COVID-19 era, Public places
Overcrowding impacts on health of humans. It is a major issue in the world today considering the insurgence of corona virus cases globally. Covid-19 is mostly spread through air and a greater number of Covid-19 cases were infected by air and in public places. Overcrowding comes with so much noticed and unnoticeable impacts on humans. Some of these effects are transients while some could last for a life time. The most impacting effect of overcrowding is the impact it has on the respiratory tract. Respiratory tract infections, coughs, asthma, influenza, tuberculosis and diarrhea are among the health issues caused by overcrowding. Impairment on mental health is also associated with overcrowding as it renders both adults and children in unstable psychological state. Most of the associating effects of overcrowding on humans become severe with COVID-19 infection. It was recommended that approved nose masks be used and visits to public places be avoided in this season except there is no other alternative.