ZTN Correspondent Eighteen more deaths due to Covid-19 have been recorded between Thursday last week and Tuesday this week after tests during post-mortems, taking the total national death toll to 122. In its daily report yesterday (Wednesday), the Ministry of Health and Child Care said the patients died in the community and on admission to […]
Coronavirus refers to a large family of viruses which circulates in animals and can be transmitted to humans through the air, close personal contact or touching contaminated objects
Common signs of infection include fever, cough, shortness of breath, breathing difficulties, gastro-intestinal symptoms and diarrhoea
Severe cases include pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and can result in DEATH
There is currently no vaccine or cure. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to this virus.
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing and avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
Avoid close contact with people who are sick and do stay home when you are sick.