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


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

6281492368, 6300957120.

For More Information

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
World Health Organization