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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

COVID-19 (Corona virus) is now a global pandemic. This virus started infecting humans end of December 2019. Businesses are having significant impact, schools are closed and financial markets are crashing. The spread is main concern here which is testing the countries health system capacities.

We at IOP Technologies are making the data available to you, so that you can get informed about the current situation.

Here is some information that you could use about COVID-19 outbreak.

Symptoms:

The infection has almost same symptom as normal flue. Hence it is very difficult to identify if infection is due to COVID-19. This is a virus that affects respiratory system making it difficult for you to breath. If a person gets infected, he may develop:

  • fever, cough (most common)
  • sneezing, runny nose
  • nausea, vomiting, and diarrhoea
  • It may progress to pneumonia, multi-organ failure

Precautions:

WHO (World Health Organisation) recommends social distancing as best possible precuation to reduce the spread of the virus.

Wash hands with Soap often. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, mouth.

Many have advised people to cover mouth and nose, if they have sneeze or cough.


What to do if infected:

Find nearby test centres. If found positive for COVID-19, please follow the advise from Medical practitioners. It is not advisable to resort to take your own decisions as this disease affects many others.