COVID-19 SYMPTOMS MAY DEVELOP WITHIN 14 DAYS OF EXPOSURE AND INCLUDE:
- Usually spreads from person to person contact through respiratory droplets from coughing and sneezing.
- May also be spread through airborne transmission, when tiny droplets remain in the air even after the person with the virus leaves the area.
- People over the age of 60 and people with pre-existing medical conditions such as diabetes and heart disease are the most at risk.
- Can only be diagnosed with a laboratory test.
If you have shortness of breath or a fever or cough, or if you had recent contact
with someone who had shortness of breath or a fever or cough, please tell a
nurse, doctor or any other health care professional as soon as possible.
Dial *719# for more information or call TOLL FREE line 0800721316.
*In some cases, the virus can lead to severe respiratory problems, kidney
failure or death, so contact your doctor promptly if you have symptoms.
Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine