COVID-19

Symptoms:

Symptoms vary from person to person because it affects different person in different ways although some of them may be similar.Older people and people with chronic disease like cardiovascular disease or lung disease or diabetes are seen developing serious symptoms.Symptoms may start appearing anywhere between 2-14 days after contamination with virus.Seek immediate help from your nearest health facility if you have any of these symptoms

  • Most Common Symptoms
  • Fever

    Tiredness

    Dry Cough

  • Less Common Symptoms
  • Aches and Pains

    Diarrhoea

    Headache

    Sore Throat

    Nausea and Vomiting

    Loss of taste or smell

    Fatigue

    A rash on skin, or discolouration of fingers or toes

  • Serious Symptoms(Rare)
  • Difficulty in breathing or shortness of breath

    Chest pain or pressure

    Inability to wake or stay awake

    Loss of speech or movement

    Bluish lips or face

    Contact:
    Hotline Number(MOHP-Nepal) : 1115/1133


    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.