CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

  1. What is Coronavirus: There is an ongoing outbreak new coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) across the World. COVID-19 is a new respiratory disease that is spread from infected person through direct contact with fluids like cough, sneeze or contaminated surfaces and articles.
  2. COVID-19 signs and symptoms COVID-19 symptoms include: Fever, cough, sneezing, headache and difficulty in breathing which start within 14 days being infected.
  3. Ways to prevent COVID-19
  • Washing hands regularly with soap and running water, or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer
  • Cough or sneeze into a disposable tissues or flexed elbow, and wash hands immediately.
  • Observe 2metres social distance with people who have flu-like symptoms
  • Keep away from people who have flu-like symptoms and avoid travelling
  • Avoid handshake, hugging or kissing with people with flu-like symptoms
  1. Advice to visitors from countries reporting COVID-19 if you come from a country reporting COVID-19 case(s), you are supposed to provide details of your location in the country, do self-isolation by not travelling out of your residence for 14 days. However, In case you develop: Fever, cough, headache , body weakness, shortness of breath or difficulty in breathing, kindly seek urgent medical attention from the nearest health facility, and contact Ministry Of Health emergency teams
  2. Advice to travelers travelling to Countries reporting COVID-19
  • Washing hands regularly with soap and running water, or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer
  • Cough or sneeze into a disposable tissues or flexed elbow, and wash hands immediately.
  • Observe 2 meters social distance with people who have flu-like symptoms
  • Keep away from people who have flu-like symptoms and avoid travelling
  • Avoid handshake, hugging or kissing with people with flu-like symptom
  • However, In case you develop: Fever, cough, headache , body weakness, shortness of breath or difficulty in breathing, kindly seek urgent medical attention from the nearest health facility, If you are Kenyan inform the Kenyan Embassy in that country.

How COVID-19 is Prevented

SIGNS OF COVID-19

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