BASIC Protective Measures Against COVID 19

Maintain Hand Hygiene

Regularly and Thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water for 30 seconds (Follow steps of handwashing given by WHO)

Maintain Social Distance

Maintain at least 1 meter or 3 feet distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing

Avoid Touching Eyes, Nose, and Mouth

Hands touch many surfaces and can pick up viruses. Once contaminated, hands can transfer the virus to your eyes, nose or mouth. From there, the virus can enter your body and can make you sick.

Practice Respiratory Hygiene 

Cover your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then dispose of the used tissue immediately.

Seek Medical Care in case of Fever, Cough, and Difficulty Breathing

Stay at home if you are unwell. If you have fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention and call helpline in advance. Follow the directions of your local health authority.

Stay Informed and Follow Advice Given By Your Health Care Provider

Stay informed on the latest developments about COVID – 19. Follow the advice given by your health care provider, your national and local public health authority or your employer on how to protect yourself and others from COVID -19

Protect Yourself and Others

Check list or Screening for COVID 19
Score 4 or more or any other contacts with possible suspected or positive cases needed Medical attention immediately or call the helpline numbers

Follow these Do’s and Don’ts


Practice frequent hand washing. Wash hands with soap and water or use of alcohol-based hand rub. Wash hands even if  they are visibly clean
See a doctor if you feel unwell(fever, difficult breathing and cough). While visiting the doctor wears a mask/cloth to cover your mouth and nose.
Cover your nose and mouth with handkerchief/ tissue while sneezing and coughing
If you have these signs/symptoms please call state helpline number or Ministry of Health and Family Welfare’s 24×7 helpline at 011-23978046
Throw used tissues into closed bins immediately after use
Avoid participating in large gatherings
Have close contact with anyone, if you’re experiencing cough and fever
Touch your eyes, nose, and mouth
Spit in public

Covid – 19 Signs and Symptoms


One of the common symptom of COVID – 19 is fever, which will develop within 14 days after contact with the coronavirus


Pneumonia occurs patients with severe coronavirus disease where one or both lungs get infected

Dry Cough

A dry cough is common for COVID-19 rather than a wet cough. Whenever you find yourself with this symptom, call your doctor immediately

Shortness of breath

People infected with COVID -19 experience trouble breathing, which is another important symptom of this disease.

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
Kidney Failure