COVID-19

Prevention:

Wash your hands regularly with soap and water or clean them with alcohol-based hand rub/sanitizer.

Refrain from smoking and such activities that weaken the lungs.

Cover nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing

Maintain at least 1 metre distance between you and people coughing or sneezing

Avoid touching your face

Practice physical distancing by avoiding unnecessary travel and staying away from large groups of people

Wear mask while going out of house in case of urgent work.

Stay home if you feel unwell

Contact:
Hotline Number(MOHP-Nepal) : 1115/1133
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What is COVID-19 and How it Spreads?

WHO has named the infection caused by new coronavirus(called SARS-CoV-2) as "COVID-19" which has been declared as global pandemic by it.Most of the people with infection develops mild to moderate symptoms and recovere without even requiring medical treatment.

It spreads when an infected person coughs or sneezes within close proximity of another person(usually less than 1 meter) through the droplets(primarily through droplets of saliva released from mouth or discharge from the nose) as Corona virus is a respiratory disease.So it’s important for us to practice respiratory etiquette (for example, by coughing into a flexed elbow).It can infect humans as well as animals.It can cause from common symptoms to serious kind of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome(SARS) reflecting the immunity power of beings.