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Understanding the symptoms

Understanding COVID-19 is like winning half the battle. It’s about being aware when you start having the symptoms and taking the right action, at the right time. We are here to support you with the right knowledge.
COVID-19 shows various symptoms, ranging from mild, moderate, to severe illness1.

These symptoms may appear between 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Seeking medical care as early as possible is the right action.

Stay alert about all kinds of symptoms1,2

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Fever
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Cough
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Sore throat
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Shortness of breath
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Loss of smell or taste
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Headache
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Fatigue & Myaglia

Exercise caution when symptoms arise

If you have fever, cough or other symptoms, and you think you may have been exposed to COVID-19, don’t panic.1

Follow these steps to take the right care – of yourself and those around you.1

Consult the doctor

Prefer to stay at home2

Wear a mask2

Cover your mouth while sneezing or coughing2

Disinfect frequently touched spaces2

Wash your hands frequently2

Throw used tissue, waste in a closed dustbin2

Check and update health status on Arogya Setu app3

Top things you need to know about variants

Pandemic Effect

  • 2 new dominant variants emerged after Covid-19 virus (Delta and Omicron)1
  • Delta variant causes more infections and spreads faster than the original SARS-CoV-2 strain of the virus that cause COVID-19.1
  • Omicron may spread more easily than other variants, including Delta and is being closely monitored.1
  • The best way to slow emergence of new variants is by taking preventive actions.1
  • Vaccines can reduce the risk of severe illness, hospitalization, and death from COVID-19.1

Top things you need to follow:

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Get a COVID-19
vaccine1

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Follow COVID-19 appropriate behavior1

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Consult the doctor
when symptom arises

Covid appropriate behavior/ Stop the spread

The spread of this virus may look complicated, but it’s possible to protect yourself if you have the right knowledge.1

The COVID-19 infection can mainly spread
through the following two paths:2

  • Direct transmission: Cough, Sneeze, Droplet inhalation
  • Contact Transmission: Contact with oral, nasal, eye mucous membranes, or infected surfaces

How to administer

Myths and Busters