Why COVID-19 is spreading so fast?

THREE MAJOR REASONS.


1. They are my colleagues so I can speak without a mask.


2. They are my close friends so I can speak without a mask.


3. They are my relations so I can speak without a mask.


Don't make the above three Mistakes, Wear your mask properly to always save yourself and society.


WHAT ARE COMMON COVID -19 SYMPTOMS?


- Fever

- New continuous cough

- Shortness in breath

- Tiredness

- Muscle aches

- Congestion or runny nose

- Sore throat

- Loss of taste and smell

- Nausea or vomiting

- Diarrhea


WHAT IS A CLOSE CONTACT?


- Face to face encounter with a probable or confirmed case;

- Within less than one meter than the other person;

- In close contact for more than 15 minutes;

- Both people are not wearing masks.


IF YOU ARE DIAGNOSED WITH COVID-19 OR IF YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS BUT CANNOT GET TESTED WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?


- Do Stay at home for 14 days

- Do stay calm

- Do ensure you have family members on hands who can help you to get shopping items and things you may need

- Do keep connected to people you care about by phone calls or video calls

- Do not go to work

- Do not use public transport

- Do not attend religious gatherings

- Do not have visitors in your home

- Do not leave home unless you need medical care


IF YOU HAVE COVID-19 HOW SHOULD YOU ISOLATE?


- Separate yourself from other people in your home, in a well ventilated bedroom. If possible your family should not stay or sleep in the same room as you

- Use a separate bathroom. If you have to share a bathroom, clean after every use.

- Avoid sharing items and the same spaces with other people and clean surfaces often.

- Stay at least 1.5 metres ( 3 steps ) away from other people in the home.

- Wear a facemask to help prevent the spread of the disease to others.

- Cough or sneeze into the fold of your elbow. Alternatively, cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze and dispose of tissue in a dedicated bin

- Clean your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or with alcohol- based hand sanitizer that contains 60-95% alcohol.


WHO IS AT GREATEST RISK FOR SEVERE DISEASE?


- Those older than 60 years

- Overweight individuals

- Unfit individuals

- Those with multiple medical conditions

- Medical conditions not well controlled

- Hypertension

- Individuals with diabetes

- Individuals with any of the following:

- Chronic kidney, heart and/or lungs disease

- Cancer

- HIV

- TB


STAY SAFE!

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