Response to the Precautionary Measures to Prevent Coronaviruses-19; after Decline of the Pandemic, Taif City, KSA

Authors

  • Ahmed AbdElbagy
  • Ahmed Alkarani

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v12i3.16078

Keywords:

COVID-19, precautionary measurements, response, curve regression.

Abstract

Introduction: In spite of regression of pandemic curve in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia there is fears of
second wave especially during this winter.
Objective: This study aims to explore the public commitment to COVID-19’s precautionary measures after
the dropping of the cumulative curve towards regression, and to determine the role of society culture in the
compliance with these preventive procedures.
Methodology: This is a descriptive cross-section survey conducted in Taif city, Saudi Arabia. Using a
convenience sampling method.
Results: The score of society compliance with precautionary measures after regression of curve towards
flat line was (3.72±0.47/) which considered high. There was a significant relationship between nationality
and the precautionary measures to prevent COVID-19 (t=-2.34, p<0.05, = 0.02), the mean score of nonSaudi (3.88±0.36), which exceeded Saudi mean scores (3.70±0.48). Fewparticipants thought that there was
overstatement against COVID-19’s precautionary measures.
Conclusion: After regression of COVID-19 curve towards flat line, the level of society commitment to the
preventive measures was still high. Most responders adhere to kept a distance from a person who has signs
of SARS-CoV-2.

Author Biographies

Ahmed AbdElbagy

Assistant Professor, Nursing Department, Applied Medical Sciences, Taif University

Ahmed Alkarani

Assistant Professor, Nursing Department, Applied Medical Sciences, Taif University

Published

2021-06-03

How to Cite

Ahmed AbdElbagy, & Ahmed Alkarani. (2021). Response to the Precautionary Measures to Prevent Coronaviruses-19; after Decline of the Pandemic, Taif City, KSA. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 12(3), 294-301. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijphrd.v12i3.16078