Coronavirus disease COVID 19 is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus which has caused a lot of outbreak and death around the world. However, the COVID-19 outbreak causes most people to fall sick and experience mild to moderate symptoms and recover without special treatment. Also, this disease as caused many deaths which have led every country around the world to mandate a Lockdown and social distancing. And every social gathering is locked down such as Mall, Bank, School, Church, Mosque and banks.
COVID –19 outbreak is globally already which many countries as lost their citizens to the deadly virus. However, the Virus that causes COVID-19 is mainly transmitted through droplets generated when an infected person coughs, Sneezes, or exhales. Also, the droplets are too heavy to hang in the air and quickly fall on floors or surfaces. COVID-19 outbreak is a virus that can get infect by breathing in a close region of someone who has COVID-19. Or by touching a contaminated surface and then your eyes, nose or mouth. Also, the new virus is link to the same family of viruses as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
How can I Protect myself and others from COVID-19?
You need to protect yourself and others around you by knowing the facts and taking the appropriate precautions to keep you safe. However, with the COVID-19 outbreak, every citizen no matters your country to keep their safety. And if they have any symptoms of the COVID-19 diseases you should go to the available hospital to get a test and not transmit it to your family and friends. Here are a few ways to protect and prevent the spread of COVID-19;
- Maintain a safe distance from anyone who is coughing or sneezing.
- Clean your hands often and use soap and water or an alcohol-based hand rub.
- Don’t touch your eyes, nose or mouth.
- Cover your nose and mouth with your bent elbow or Tissue when you cough or sneeze.
- Stay at home if you feel unwell.
What are the Symptoms of COVID-19 Outbreak?
the COVID-19 outbreak has affected different people in different ways in which most infected people will develop mild to moderate symptoms. However, people with mild symptoms who are otherwise healthy should self-isolate. Also, the virus takes 5-6 days from when someone is infect with the virus for symptoms to show it takes up to 14 days. Here are a few symptoms of COVID-19;
- Dry Cough
Some people may experience;
- Aches and pains
- Nasal congestion
- Runny nose
- Sore throat
For every person that feels all these above symptoms should seek medication and call their country health center immediately. However, with the COVID-19 outbreak, I will advise every family around the world to stay indoor and safe.