COVID-19

COVID-19 Article

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  • Symptoms of COVID-19?

    Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) was first discovered in 2019 and is caused by a severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2(SARS-CoV-2). The symptoms include: fever,tiredness,dry cough,aches and pains,nasal congestion,runny nose,sore throat or diarrhoea. Kindly visit your nearest health facility if you experience these symptoms to rule out COVID-19.

  • How is COVID-19 spread?

    COVID 19 may be spread by coming in contact with surfaces contaminated with disease droplets then touching your eyes, nose or mouth, sneezing, failing to clean hands and then coming into contact with shared facilities which include phones, tables, chairs, lifts, keypads, stair railings, walls, computer keyboards etc. Always remember to practice good hand hygiene and use hand sanitizers

  • What to do when you are pregnant

    Pregnant women are advised to contact/seek advise from their antenatal care providers to be guided on specific indications on how to attend their clinic appointments, delivery plan and what to do in case they experience symptoms of COVID-19.

  • Ways of coping during the pandemic

    Amidst all the rules to stay put during the COVID-19 outbreak, it is important to continue staying physically fit and healthy during this period. Exercise helps maintain good physical and mental health. Do not forget to thoroughly wash your hands with water and soap after the workout! #KomeshaCorona

  • General information

    COVID-19 doesn’t only affect physical health but also one’s mental well-being. Mental Health ailments might be experienced during this pandemic Call for psychological help if you get overwhelmed. Talk to someone you trust #Always stay safe #practice physical distancing and enhance social connectedness