On March 11 of this year, the World Health Organization, known by its acronym as WHO, declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, and since then, the virus has managed to spread uncontrollably across the planet; This is mainly due to the fact that the spread of the virus occurs through the air and physical contact, as well as through contact with any surface such as computers, public transport, elevators, hands, toilets, among others.
This virus can remain in the environment from 24 hours to 9 days, especially on plastic and stainless steel surfaces; It is also important to mention that the virus has an incubation period of 14 days in affected people. Therefore, this asymptomatic period makes the virus extremely dangerous, since infected people can be infected without knowing it and these in turn can infect more people.
The arrival of COVID-19 has seriously impacted economic activity in different regions, however, Latin American and Caribbean countries, with the exception of Guyana, are the ones that will be most affected. Mainly because it is the region with the worst economic performance in the world, as well as due to the fact that they are countries dependent on the great world powers, as well as because of their precarious health systems, their level of poverty and extreme poverty, inequality and ignorance.
In the case of the Central American region, not only are large companies affected by the lack of income and staff cuts, but also, since they are countries with predominantly informal trade, many of its inhabitants cannot carry out the quarantine for different reasons economic, being seriously affected. Therefore, it is necessary to resume commercial and social activity in areas where possible with adequate hygiene and social measures indicated by specialists.
Now that the population is more alert, shocked and aware, it is important to implement different preventive hygiene measures, making sanitization and disinfection an essential part of the daily life of the Guatemalan population, as well as of any company, public service and type of housing, in order to reduce the possibility of contracting the virus.
According to the future projections of the big economies; economic and social activity will be resumed in a context where, unfortunately, the pandemic will not have ended. Therefore, the different businesses and institutions must make changes quickly and adapt to the new paradigm, prioritizing the established recommendations, as well as the mandatory implementation of sanitation, disinfection services, and protocols that guarantee people’s safety. For this reason, The People Company offers and makes available to the client the periodic service of disinfection of public and private facilities as a contribution method to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
The People Company has adapted to the situation and has expanded its services in response to the need of Guatemalan companies to keep the different facilities of the company or business, as well as surfaces and floors, strictly disinfected and completely sanitized; in order to reactivate their businesses.
The services offered by The People Company are carried out by a professional technical team, which is trained and has different services and health protection elements, which are necessary to carry out any sanitization and disinfection activity in a safe and effective. Since they are currently the only guaranteed prevention measures for the prevention of the virus, while awaiting the discovery of the appropriate vaccine.
Finally, it should be mentioned that it is important and essential to disinfect and sanitize the work spaces of your companies or businesses in order to support the fight against Covid-19 and reduce the spread, prioritizing the care of life in order to maintain the continuity of the business.