Coronavirus pandemic is extremely a great threat to people all over the world. It has caused over 16 lakh cases and more than 6,500 deaths all over the world. It impacts on every field of our life, such as economy, education, services, and puts great pressure on public health care services.  

To help people stay safe from coronavirus and control the pandemic, Dr. Yugal Kishore Mishra suggested things you need to do once you get infected. He is an expert in health care and a leading doctor in Delhi, India. Check out his advice here with Gurugamer.com.

Things You Should Do If You Get Coronavirus Infection

Firstly, those who have traveled to countries or regions of epicenters need to get themselves tested. People in contract with those individuals also need to have a health check.

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Symptoms of coronavirus infection

Dr. Mishra also categorized coronavirus infection into three types with different symptoms. People getting mild infection have mild headache and fever. Those getting moderate infection have bouts of coughing, serious body ache, and difficulty in breathing. And patients with a severe infection have a very high fever, blood in cough, and severe difficulty in breathing, requiring them to put on ventilation.

Have Your Health Testes
Have Your Health Tested To Know If You Get Infected Or Not

People with mild infection can do home-quarantine while patients in two later groups must be hospitalized immediately for isolation and treatment. Patients have to wear masks to avoid spreading the virus to others. Next, they should do necessary quarantine steps and disease treatment. The doctor also suggested that patients can use paracetamol and oxygen therapy to manage the symptoms. If they show any symptom of moderate or severe infection, rush them to the hospital.

Go To Hospital If You Have Moderate Or Severe Infe
Go To Hospital If You Have Symptoms Of Moderate Or Severe Infection

Then, avoid crowded places to reduce the infection rate. Wash your hands regularly with soap and water or hand sanitizers with at least 60% alcohol. In addition, clean every surfaces in your house with chlorhexidine 0.1% to 0.5% solution.

Wash Your Hands
Wash your hands regularly with soap and water

Dr. Mishra advises people who suspect that they get coronavirus infection should get tested and seek medical help from hospitals or health officers. The Indian Government has sanctioned 51 centers for coronavirus tests in this country.