Coronavirus COVID-19


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   About Coronavirus (COVID-19)

What is COVID-19?

The COVID-19 is a new strain of Coronavirus that was recently discovered in China.

Main clinical symptoms
Novel Corona Symptoms
What are the methods of prevention?
Novel Corona Symptoms Wash your hands regularly and thoroughly using soap and water. Use alcohol-based sanitizers. Clean and disinfect frequently used objects and surfaces such as door handles.
Novel Corona Symptoms Cover your mouth when coughing or sneezing, and dispose of used wipes properly.
Novel Corona Symptoms Avoid contact with people experiencing a fever or suffering from a cough.

   Ways of Transmission

What are the ways of transmission of the virus?

It can be transmitted from person to person by:

  • Direct contact
  • Droplets from sneezing, coughing, or talking

   Tips for Travelers

Important instructions for travelers from countries where COVID-19 cases have been recorded:
Stay at home for 14 days and follow these instructions

Tips for Travelers Avoid contact with others by separating yourself in a specific room and by using a separate bathroom.
Tips for Travelers Avoid sharing personal household items including plates, cups, eating utensils, towels, or bedding with other people.
Tips for Travelers Wear a facemask when you are around other people or pets.
Tips for Travelers Cover your coughs and sneezes with tissues and ensure that the used tissues are disposed of in a closed trash can; wash your hands with soap and water or clean your hands with an alcohol-based sanitizer immediately after sneezing.
Tips for Travelers Wash your hands regularly with soap and water or with an alcohol- based hand sanitizer.
Tips for Travelers Don’t travel during the period of isolation and avoid using public transportation.
Tips for Travelers Monitor your symptoms: if you become ill with fever, cough, or shortness of breath in the next 14 days, you should seek medical care and call the COVID-19 Hotline (444). Inform the doctor of your recent travel history.

You will be contacted by Public Health regularly to monitor your symptoms
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