COVID-19 (Corona Virus) AWARENESS
What is COVID
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), also known as the coronavirus, or COVID, is a contagious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The first known case was identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. The disease has since spread worldwide, leading to an ongoing pandemic.
Symptoms Of COVID
Headache,loss of smell and taste, nasal congestion and runny nose, cough, muscle pain, sore throat, fever, diarrhea, and breathing difficulties.
Types of Tests for COVID-19
- RT-PCR TEST
Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction.
- Rapid Antigen Test (RAT)
How to get COVID Tests
Contact your healthcare provider or visit near by Government Hospital.
If Your Test Positive
Your healthcare provider might also give at-home collection kit and to know what protective steps to take to prevent COVID. Must wear a Mask and Follow Your Healthcare provideer guidance if You are sick. stay in a specific room and away from other people and pets in your home. If you have an emergency warning sign (including trouble breathing), seek emergency medical care immediately.
If your test negative
you probably were not infected at the time your sample was collected. The test result only means that you did not have COVID-19 at the time of testing. Continue to take steps to protect yourself.
Suryapet District COVID Helpline Numbers
For More Information
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
World Health Organization