COVID-19 & Our Community Library
You must understand this pandemic if you must keep safe. We hope to see you when the relevant restrictions get lifted. As such, it is our priority that you remain safe even within the virus. However, to achieve this, you must understand the virus, its symptoms and the various ways to protect yourself.
So, here is what you need to know.
Symptoms of COVID-19
One thing that makes this virus deadly is that you can easily associate its symptoms to other minor illnesses. Regardless, knowing these symptoms are still very much necessary to ensure that you can adequately respond to the virus.
These symptoms include:
- Shortness of breath
- Sore throat
So, if you experience any of these symptoms, your best bet is to request medical help. You can call 000 to get urgent help from appropriate medical officers
How to Prevent the Spread
As you must know, one thing that has made the coronavirus deadly is its capacity to spread. While it started in China, today, it has reached over 200 countries of the world. In turn, it becomes necessary to prevent the further spread of the virus.
There are various recommended ways through which we can achieve this. They include:
- Maintaining good hygiene
- Maintaining physical distancing
- Abiding by the limitations concerning public gatherings
- Isolating yourself when necessary
If You Need Help
Each day, the government continues to develop new options to respond to the threat posed by the virus. In turn, you might need advice and information on the virus. In case you do, you can contact the following:
Helpline: 1800 020 080
Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National): 131 450