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COVID-19 Self Assessment

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses known to cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). In late 2019, a new coronavirus known as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) originated in China and caused a pandemic known as COVID-19.

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Do you have the following symptoms?

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Are you suffering from following diseases?

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Did you face any of these?

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Did you visit following countries in last 28 days?

How it works?

    COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by the recently discovered SARS-CoV-2. This disease has affected millions of people around the world, and the World Health Organization has declared it as a pandemic.

    According to the commonest COVID-19 symptom checkers, this disease shows the following signs:

    • Fatigue

    • Cough

    • Fever

    • Loss of taste and smell

    • Runny nose

    • Sore throat

    • Breathing difficulties

    • Chest pain

    • Chills

    • Headache

    • Muscle pain

    The severity of the symptoms varies among people. While someone may have mild symptoms, others may have no or severe signs.

    If you have any of the common symptoms, there is no need to panic. You can do a coronavirus self-assessment to understand the further course of action. In case of minor symptoms, isolate yourself at home and continue monitoring the condition. Also, consult your physician on the phone to seek guidance.

    However, if you have any difficulty in breathing or feel any pain in the chest, take medical assistance immediately.

    In India, the government provides the Arogya Setu app, which can be used for COVID-19 risk assessment. It is a simple questionnaire, which will help you evaluate your risk of contracting this ailment based on your travel history, symptoms, and if you have come in contact with an infected patient.

    If you have met someone diagnosed with COVID-19, and if you even have mild symptoms, it is important to self-isolate. You must be in quarantine even if you have not come in contact with an infected person if you have any indications. A COVID checker can help you to assess the risk and provide guidance on the next steps. However, it must not be used as a replacement for medical advice.

    During the early stages when the symptoms are mild, the possibility of infecting others is higher, and therefore, self-isolation is critical. If you do not have any symptoms but have been exposed to an infected patient, it is important to self-quarantine for 14 days to prevent further spread.

    If you test positive for COVID-19, you need to be isolated for 14 days even after the symptoms disappear. This is because it is still not clear until how long you can spread the infection after recovering from the condition.

    Follow the Coronavirus checker to stay updated on the latest reports and adhere to the national guidelines to minimize the spread of this condition.

    Treating severe COVID-19 can be expensive if you need a ventilator and hospitalization. Secure yourself against these expenses with a coronavirus health insurance plan from us, at Aditya Birla Capital.

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