Thursday, July 25, 2024

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The world changed dramatically since March 2020.  We’ve seen lockdowns be put in place, be eased, then only to be locked down again.  The diving industry has been affected heavily and it’s sometimes difficult to find out what is going on with the sport we love.  DeeperBlue.com continues to b here to bring you the latest news on the impact of the coronavirus and the diving world.

Latest Coronavirus News & Features

US Scuba Diving Participation Rates Nearing Pre-COVID-19 Levels

The number of people that went scuba diving in 2022 edged closer to the number of folks who did it before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to dive industry marker data compiled by Scubanomics.

The Day The Diving Stood Still

Is the diving industry facing an existential threat from coronavirus? Stephan Whelan and award-winning reporter Michael Menduno look at the issues facing the diving industry.

PREVENTION ADVICE

Stay At Home - Banner - DeeperBlue.comWe recommend following the World Health Organization advice on keeping you safe and preventing the further spread of the virus.

  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water, or clean them with alcohol-based hand rub.
  • Maintain at least 2 metre distance between you and people coughing or sneezing.
  • Avoid touching your face.
  • Cover your mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing.
  • Stay home if you feel unwell.
  • Refrain from smoking and other activities that weaken the lungs.
  • Practice physical distancing by avoiding unnecessary travel and staying away from large groups of people.

FEATURES AND ANALYSIS

More Coronavirus News & Features

Guidance from Divers Alert Network

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