Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus. In the wake of rising Coronavirus infection in India, Coronavirus helpline available on phone call and video call for the public to share information as well as to raise complaints about Coronavirus or COVID-19.
Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and also recover without special treatment. Older people and those with underlying medical issues like diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, cardiovascular disease, and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness.
The best solution is to prevent and slow down transmission is to be well informed about the COVID-19 virus, the disease how it spreads and its causes. Protect yourself and others from infection by washing your hands and also using an alcohol-based rub frequently and not touching your face. You can call at the coronavirus helpline available on phone call and video call for more information and corona virus relates queries.
The COVID-19 virus spreads primarily through droplets of discharge from the nose or saliva when an infected person sneezes or coughs. At this time, there are no specific treatments or vaccines for COVID-19.
The COVID-19 virus affects different people in various ways. COVID-19 is a respiratory disease and most infected people will develop mild to moderate signs and symptoms. People who have underlying medical problems and those over 60 years old have a higher risk of developing severe disease and death.
Common symptoms include:
• dry cough
Other symptoms include:
• aches and pains
• shortness of breath
• sore throat
• and very few people will report nausea or a runny nose, diarrhea
People with mild symptoms who are otherwise healthy should self-isolate and contact their COVID-19 information line on call for advice on testing and referral.
People with cough or difficulty breathing, fever should call their doctor and seek medical attention.
The best solution to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. Because the virus is thought to transmit mainly from person-to-person. It can be exposed through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. These droplets can land in the noses or mouths of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.
Preventive measures may help to prevent from coronavirus is clean your hands often and wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, coughing, or sneezing, or after blowing your nose. Use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol, if water and soap are not available. Cover all areas of hands and rub them together until they feel dry. With unwashed hand, avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. Put distance between yourself and other people if COVID-19 is spreading in your community and especially important for people who are at higher risk of getting very sick.
Your routine may be affected by the coronavirus outbreak in different ways such as Lockdown, Curfew. But during difficult times like this, it’s best if you can keep some structure in your routine. It’s important to pay attention to your feelings and needs, especially during times of stress. You may still be able to do some of the things you enjoy and find relaxing to do something new. During times of stress, families and friends can be a good source of support. It is important to keep in touch with your friends and families and other people in your life. If you need to restrict your movements or self-isolate, try to stay connected to people in other ways such as e-mail, social media, video calls and phone call.