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The coronavirus forced lockdowns in many countries to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Economies began to slowly reopen as disease control improved.
People went shopping again, ate in restaurants and returned to school.
However, new hygiene rules and keeping a distance became the new normal.
Hygiene is conditions or actions that help keep people and environments clean to prevent disease and other health problems.
Good hygiene includes washing your hands often, especially before meals.