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- Some Symptoms of Corona Virus Infection in the First Week
- Who is at Risk for Corona Virus Infection?
It is important for us to recognize the symptoms of being infected with the Corona virus in the first week. By recognizing the symptoms of COVID-19 early, examination and treatment can be carried out immediately so that this disease does not spread to other people
If you need a COVID-19 check, click on the link below so you can be directed to the nearest he alth facility:
- Rapid Antibody Test
- Antigen Swab (Rapid Test Antigen)
COVID-19 is a disease caused by infection with the Corona virus or SARS-CoV-2 which attacks the respiratory system. Some people who are infected with the Corona virus may not experience any symptoms, but many also experience symptoms. Usually, the symptoms of COVID-19 appear within 2–14 days after exposure to the Corona virus.
Some Symptoms of Corona Virus Infection in the First Week
The most common symptoms of COVID-19 in the first week are fever, dry cough, and fatigue. These symptoms can be similar to the common cold and are often considered to resemble the symptoms of dengue fever. In addition to these symptoms, there are also several other symptoms of COVID-19 that can appear, namely:
- Loss of ability to taste (ageusia) or smell (anosmia)
- Stuffy nose
- Red eyes
- Sore throat
- Muscle or joint pain
- Skin rash
- Digestive disorders, such as nausea, vomiting, or diarrheal diarrhea
- Lack of appetite
Who is at Risk for Corona Virus Infection?
You can check the risk of Corona virus which is provided free of charge by ALODOKTER to find out how likely you are to have been infected with this virus. According to the he alth protocol issued by the Indonesian Ministry of He alth, there are 2 criteria for people who are at risk of experiencing Corona virus infection, namely:
- Has been in contact with a confirmed positive COVID-19 patient, which is being in the same room or about 1 meter apart for 15 minutes or more in the last 14 days.
- People who are elderly (elderly) or over 60 years old or have co-morbidities, such as hypertension, diabetes, asthma, or HIV/AIDS.
If you meet any of the criteria above and experience the symptoms of COVID-19 mentioned earlier, immediately self-isolate and call the COVID-19 hotline at 119 Ext. 9 to get further directions.
If you do not experience any symptoms of COVID-19, avoid going to the hospital immediately because it can increase your risk of contracting or transmitting the virus to many people.
However, if you experience comorbidities and experience symptoms of COVID-19, immediately consult a doctor. This is important so that you can get the right treatment for COVID-19.
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If you still have questions about the symptoms of COVID-19 or perhaps other he alth problems during self-isolation, you can use the direct chat feature with the doctor on the ALODOKTER application for consultation.