TOTAL VACCINE DOSES
Daily Doses: 113621
Daily Tests: 192238
New Cases: 3
New Cases: 1854
New Cases: 1903
What is Covid
Coronavirus, or more commonly called the COVID-19, is a highly infectious and contagious disease caused by a newly found coronavirus. The disease has affected billions of people worldwide, causing a vast majority of casualties, while a lot of survivors have had their lung capacities reduced.
The majority of people infected with the COVID-19 virus tend to experience mild to moderate respiratory issues and they recover without getting hospitalized or receiving special treatment. However, the elder population or those individuals with pre-existing medical issues, such as heart problems, diabetes, serious respiratory illnesses, or cancer, are most likely to suffer heavily- if infected by the coronavirus.
Even though there has been a growing fear factor regarding the virus, there are numerous ways to prevent and slow down the transmission of this deadly disease. The best thing you can do is to be always well-informed about the COVID-19 virus, the elements that cause it and how it can spread. You must know how to protect yourself from the deadly virus, along with safeguarding the people close to you. The protective measures include washing your hands frequently, or using an alcohol-based cleanser on a daily basis and avoid touching your face after being in contact with any object.
Moreover, it is also very important to wear facemasks whenever you head out of your home. This is because the COVID-19 penetrates into the human system via the droplets of saliva or when the particles discharge from the nose of the covid patient when they cough or sneeze. It is highly important that you make sure all the respiratory etiquettes are followed, such as coughing or sneezing into a flexed elbow.
COVID19 vaccination doses administered per 100 people
Last Update: April 21 2021
How to you prevent COVID from spreading?
How to you prevent COVID from spreading?
There are a plethora of ways to prevent this infection or to slow down the transmission of COVID-19. The following steps can make a big impact:
- Make sure you wash your hands regularly with soap and water or have them cleaned with an alcohol-based hand rub,
- Always maintain a meter distance between yourself and any other person. This doesn’t necessarily mean distancing yourself from people coughing or sneezing. This is because a lot of virus carriers aren’t always coughing or sneezing.
- Avoid touching your face, especially after coming in contact with any object.
- If you feel unwell or there’s any discomfort, stay at home
- Smoking and any other habit that can harm your lungs should be avoided at all costs
- Include physical exercises in your routine to boost your lung capacity
- Eat citrus fruits and include healthy foods in your diet to improve your immune system.
A stronger immune system can easily fight off the virus
- Make sure you maintain physical distancing by refraining from heading out unnecessarily and staying away from big gatherings.
General Symptoms of COVID
Unfortunately, the COVID-19 virus has different patterns, as it affects everyone in different ways, making it hard to understand. The symptoms that are mostly seen are:
- Body pain
- Dry cough
Other than these common symptoms, the less common symptoms you can expect are:
- Sore throat
- Aches in different parts of the body
- No taste and no smell
- Rashes on skin and discolouration of fingers and toes
If the virus becomes serious causing serious issues, these symptoms will be seen:
- Shortness of breath
- Chest pain and pressure
- Serious pain resulting in loss of movement
Whatever your case might be, it is imminent to seek immediate medical attention if you start noticing symptoms. When you’re about to visit a doctor, make sure you inform them about your condition and your visit beforehand. If you have mild symptoms, you don’t need to go to the hospitals or any medical facility. You can isolate yourself at your home, take your daily medicine, and wait for the virus to fade away. It takes 5-6 days on average from the time infection takes place with the virus for the symptoms to show. However, in some cases, symptoms start showing up after 14 days too.