CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

WHAT IS CORONAVIRUS?

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause respiratory infections. These can range from the common cold to more serious diseases.

COVID-19 is a disease caused by a new form of coronavirus. It was first reported in December 2019 in Wuhan City in China.

Did you know that other types of CoronaVirus include 

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) 

 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) 

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS?

Symptoms of COVID-19 can range from mild illness to pneumonia. Some people will recover easily, and others may get very sick very quickly.

People with coronavirus may experience:

  • fever

  • symptoms such as coughing, a sore throat and fatigue

  • shortness of breath

If you are concerned you may have COVID-19:

HOW DO I TRY AND AVOID GETTING CORONAVIRUS

To protect others you must:

 

NUMBER OF CASES

 

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