The coronavirus threat has spread across the planet. It is deeply impacting the economy and social life in a way that we have never seen before. The scuba diving industry in the world has also been widely affected. Many divers are asking in the forums what additional measures we should take to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the diving world.
We find ourselves in an extraordinary and unusual time with this worldwide global pandemic. At last check, every country (more than 180+) has been affected by the Coronavirus (also known as Covid-19). Not all countries have been affected equally. But the majority of them have used similar methods to help to combat the spread. Most have implemented some form of distancing or even lockdowns. This help to keep people from coming in close contact with infected people. A new term has been coined to help people to understand this, and it is called social distancing. It is being recommended that all people stay at least 6 feet apart and all times out in public. However, How all this apply for scuba diving ? Is it safe to go diving during the pandemic ?