Awareness Information

How it Spreads

  • Direct transmission through droplets from the patient when coughing or sneezing.
  • Direct transmission (touching surfaces and devices contaminated with the secretions of the patient, and then touching the mouth, nose or eye).
  • Direct contact with corona virus patients.

Symptoms of COVID

  • High body temperature.
  • Hacking cough.
  • Vomiting.
  • Runny nose.
  • Shortness of breath.
  • Pneumonia.
  • In severe cases, one has severe symptoms: acute pneumonia, kidney inability.

Preventative Measurements

  • Wear the mask properly covering the nose and mouth
  • Wash hands with soap and water frequently for 20 seconds at least.
  • Avoid hand shaking and kissing at meetings.
  • Cover your mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing.
  • Dispose of used wipes safely.
  • Avoid direct contact with any suspected or confirmed case.
  • Avoid touching the eyes, nose, and mouth after touching the surfaces.
  • Eat healthy foods rich in vitamin C to strengthen the immune system.
  • Avoid using the same cup or bowl for more than one person.

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Home Quarantine

A common strategy followed by several countries, in the case of outbreaks of communicable and infectious diseases.

Who does home quarantine conditions apply to?

  • A person arriving from a suspected or epidemic country within the last 14-24 days.
  • A person who is in contact with another person who has been in an affected country or is suspected of having a pandemic within the last 14-24 days if symptoms of the infection appear.
  • A person who is in contact with a person who has been infected with the Coronavirus during the last 14-24 days (friends, relatives, family, and healthcare providers in the primary health centers)
  • All residents of the district / neighborhood / city in case the government approve it.