Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. The disease was first identified in 2019 in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei, China, and has since spread globally, resulting in the 2019–2020 coronavirus pandemic.
COVID-19 is a new strain of coronavirus that has not been previously identified in humans. It was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, where it has caused a large and ongoing outbreak. It has since spread more widely in China.
Fever is a key symptom, experts say. Don't fixate on a number, but know it's not a fever until temperature reaches at least 39°C.
You feel hot to touch on your chest or back It is a common sign and also may appear in 2-10 days if you affected.
Coughing is another key symptom, but it's not just any cough, said Schaffner. It should be a dry cough that you feel in your chest.
Around 1 out of every 6 people who gets COVID-19 becomes seriously ill and develops difficulty breathing or shortness of breath.
If you need to self-isolate, you should take action immediately. You must stay inside and avoid all contact with other people.
Apply soap and ruv your hands together
Use one hand to rub the back of the other hand and vice versa
Rub your hands together and clean between your fingers
Rub the back of your fingers against your palms
Rub your thumb using your other hand and vice versa
Rub your tips of your fingers on the palm of your other hand and vice versa
Stay at home if you perceive the symptoms and consult your doctor on phone.
Clean your hands with alcohol-based rub or wash them with soap for at least 20 seconds.
Keep at least 2 m distance between yourself & anyone if you go among people.
When you are around other people and before you enter a healthcare provider’s.
Some details about how the disease is spread are unknown and is being determined.The WHO and CDC state that it is primarily spread during close contact and by respiratory droplets produced when people cough or sneeze; with close contact being within 1 to 2 meters (3 to 6 feet). A study in Singapore found that an uncovered coughing can lead to droplets travelling up to 4.5 metres (15 feet).
Respiratory droplets may also be produced during breathing out, including when talking, though the virus is not generally airborne. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs. Some medical procedures such as intubation and cardiopulmonary...