Live COVID-19 Updates

Written by CoviCare

17th Mar 2020

Stay up to date with COVID-19

The Coronavirus has spread around the globe at an alarming rate. As of 20 March 2020 the virus has spread to 172 countries, with 150 cases of COVID-19 in South Africa. 

Keep up to date with the spread of COVID-19 across the globe. 

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Don't Panic

There is no need to panic – 82% of COVID-19 cases are mild: patients only experience a slight fever, fatigue & a cough. Only about 6% of patients need intensive care. The vast majority of people can stay at home & get better without hospital treatment.

Symptoms

The most common symptoms are:

  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Sore throat
  • Shortness of breath

Preventative Tips

  • Wash your hands regularly with soap or a hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your nose & mouth with a flexed elbow or tissue when couching.
  • Disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.

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