Answers to these questions are necessary in the fight with Corona- This time the situation is that many members of the same family are falling ill simultaneously. The number of people who lost their lives in Corona is increasing steadily. In such a situation, people need to follow the Covid rules with more alertness than before.
Cases of infection in the second wave of Corona in the country are constantly increasing. In April itself, more than 66 lakh cases of corona have been reported. This time the situation is that many members of the same family are falling ill simultaneously. The number of people who lost their lives in Corona is increasing steadily. In such a situation, people need to follow the Covid rules with more alertness than before. People still have many questions about corona. Let’s know about some such questions, whose answer is important for you to know.
Question: What to do if there is a mild fever or cough?
Answer: If you feel a mild fever or cough, make a distance from your family members and wear masks at home. Contact the doctor as well and in this case you should have a test done so that if you have corona, then it can be detected in time.
Question: How to conduct the Covid-19 test?
Answer: You can go to your nearest government hospital, dispensary or lab to get the Covid test done. For this, you do not need a prescription from any kind of doctor. If you go to a government hospital or dispensary, then your test is done absolutely free here. On the other hand, if you go to a private lab, you will have to pay Rs 800 for the test here.
Question: What to do if the Covid-19 test report is positive?
Answer: When you get the test done, isolate yourself. After this, if your report comes positive then talk to your doctor about it first. If you feel that your health is worse then you can stay in the hospital but if you have mild symptoms or no symptoms then you can stay in home isolation. In home isolation, isolate yourself in a room. If there is no extra room, then prepare a space in the same room and use the same space for your sleeping, sitting, eating etc. The most important thing is to wear masks at home and wash hands from time to time. Separate your utensils, towels etc.
Question: Medication and advice methods on home isolation?
Answer: Four to five days of medication is given in home isolation. In this, the medicine is decided based on your symptoms. It usually contains vitamin C, calcium, antibiotic. Since the District Surveillance Team contacts you after the report is positive, the medicines are also given on their behalf. If you want to consult your doctor instead of their medicines and want to eat their medicines then you can do that too. Apart from medicine, it is also said to gargle with warm water twice a day and steam twice.
Question: How to keep an eye on health, what are the Vital parameters?
Answer: The District Surveillance Team also provides you with a pulse oximeter along with medicines. Through this oximeter, you have to check your oxygen level and pulse rate twice daily. Apart from this, you also have to check for fever twice a day. The District Surveillance Team will contact you daily to get information about all these.