Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The disease was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province, and has since spread globally, resulting in the ongoing 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic. Common symptoms include fever, cough and shortness of breath.

Other symptoms may include fatigue, muscle pain, diarrhea, sore throat, loss of smell and abdominal pain. While the majority of cases result in mild symptoms, some progress to viral pneumonia and multi-organ failure. As of 6 April 2020, more than 1,300,000 cases of have been reported in more than 200 countries and territories, resulting in more than 72,600 deaths. More than 273,000 people have recovered


Stay safe from the coronavirus.

Wash your Hands

Wash your hands at least 20 minutes with soap and water. Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water.

Avoide Close Contact

Avoid close contact. Practice social distancing. Maintain at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.

Stay Home

Stay home if you feel unwell. If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention and call in advance. Follow the directions of your local health authority

Cover Coughs and Sneezes

Make sure you, and the people around you, follow good respiratory hygiene. This means covering your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then dispose of the used tissue immediately.

Wear a Face Mask

Covering your face with a face mask (Preferably N90 Mask) will not make you immune to the virus but will prevent droplets from entering your eyes and nose.

Clean and Disinfect

Properly dispose materials after being used. Dispose tissues in a closed bin after sneezing or discard by burning if you have the opportunity to. This rule applies to face mask too.



You begin to feel feverish. A high temperature – you feel hot to touch on your chest or back.

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A new continuous cough – this means you have started coughing repeatedly.



In extreme cases, you start experiencing difficulty in breathing.


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