At the moment there is no specific medicine to prevent or treat CoronaVirus disease. Those who have contracted it may need supportive care to help them breathe.
If you think you might have contracted Covid-19 don’t panic, You could be just showing the symptoms due to allergies or a cold or flu, their symptoms are very similar with those of Covid-19. Here’s how the symptoms between the three can be mixed up
If your symptoms are mild then you can isolate and treat yourself at home until recovery. Below are the easiest ways to het this done;
1. Stay At Home
Staying at home will really help in preventing this virus from spreading cause if you have the virus and come in contact with other people, they may be affected.
2. Be Isolated
Be isolated in a separate room, and use a separate bathroom if possible.
3. Don’t Be Anxious
Take it easy, Keep warm, Rest and sleep.
4. Drink Warm Liquid
Drink plenty of liquids especially warm liquids cause the virus can’t survive under high temperature. Make you you stay away from cold drinks.
5. Take Hot Shower
You can use a room humidifier or take a hot shower to help with breathing.
6. Use Medication
Use pain and cough medication to help with sore throat and cough.
7. Eat Healthy Diet
Maintain a healthy diet with vitamin C so you’re strong enough to fight off the infection.
What Your Family Can Do
They should Regularly disinfect counters, tabletops, doorknobs, bathroom fixtures, toilets, electronic gadgets, and bedside tables while wearing protective gloves and then throw the gloves away after cleaning everything.
When to Go to the Hospital
When you start seeing these signs, then it means you now require hospitalization;
1. Rising fever
2. Worsening cough
3. Increased difficulty breathing
If at any point your symptoms worsen, don’t just go to a health centre, call the appropriate unit for coronavirus and wait for further instructions from the facillity.