FAQs about Coronavirus (Covid-19)
What is Coronavirus?
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person.
What are the symptoms of Coronavirus?
Patients with COVID-19 have had mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of:
- shortness of breath
- Loss or change to your sense of smell or taste
How should I look after myself when I self-isolate?
- Get plenty of rest
- Drink plenty of water (fluids)
- To reduce pain and fever take paracetamol (if you use other mediation get in touch with your care provider)
- Keep in contact with friends and family by phone, video and online
What is social distancing? And what measures should I be following?
Social distancing measures are steps you can take to reduce the social interaction between people. This will help reduce the transmission of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
What can I do to help?
The most important thing that you can do is to stay alert and follow the steps of social distancing.