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PERSONALIZED CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) GUIDE
To continue staying healthy and safe
COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by the recently discovered coronavirus. Until a vaccine for coronavirus can be found, experts advise that the best way to prevent getting infected is by wearing masks, practicing social distancing, and washing hands frequently. The common symptoms of this virus include fever, sore throat, cough, tiredness, and shortness of breath that can continue for 2-4 weeks. Some people also experience body aches, nausea, loss of taste or smell, and diarrhoea.
According to current evidence, Coronavirus can spread between people through respiratory droplets and by direct contact. Coronavirus transmission may also occur indirectly when a healthy person touches contaminated surfaces and then touches their nose, mouth, or eyes.
Based on studies by various reputed organizations, people of any age group are at risk of getting infected with the virus. Hence it is important to remain protected as much as possible and follow certain precautionary measures. This is your personalized guide to managing your health effectively and reducing your risk during this pandemic.
Some tests to ensure proactive recognition and response are:
Complete Blood Count Test: This test measures the amount of red blood cells, white blood cells, haemoglobin and platelets present in the body. Doctors recommend a complete blood count test analysis once every 6 months
HBAIc Test: The HbA1c test measures blood glucose levels from your blood sample. Depending on your blood sugar levels, an HbA1c test should be done once every 3 months.
In case you test positive for COVID-19, you can follow these steps:
If your COVID – 19 tests turn positive, consult a physician immediately to assess your condition
If admitted in hospital as per doctor’s consultation then strict supportive & symptomatic treatment care including IV (intravenous) fluids, oxygen support, assisted prone ventilation, IV(intravenous) medications, immunosuppressive medication, antipyretics would be included in your treatment.
All people with underlying diseases of the kidney, lung, liver, and heart should be aware of the coronavirus infection and take preventive measures to avoid it. However, if by chance, you get infected by COVID-19 then first isolate yourself to avoid infecting other family members or friends. Talk to your doctor right away if you test positive for coronavirus. Your doctor will advise you on whether you should: