COVID-19 SymptomsThe most common symptoms experienced by COVID-19 patients resemble influenza and it is likely that one or more of them will appear over the course of the disease
Severity of Illness and At-Risk GroupsDifferent conditions of patients
IsolationIf you tested positive on a COVID-19 test, you are required to stay in isolation and under medical supervision until you receive a certificate of recovery
Treatment and Medical CareCurrently there is no specific treatment for COVID-19, only care for alleviating or easing some of the symptoms. Fever can be lowered, pains can be relieved and coughing can be…
Pregnancy and BreastfeedingIf you are pregnant and you've been infected with coronavirus, or if you have symptoms that may be consistent with COVID-19, you need to consult your primary care physician
Who is Considered RecoveredRecovered individuals are those who were sick with COVID-19 and received a certificate of recovery from a physician
Long COVIDAccording to estimates, a significant portion of those infected with coronavirus will experience phenomena that may linger for weeks or months after recovery and make it more difficult for them…
The Omicron VariantAt the end of November, a new strain (variant) of coronavirus was discovered and given the name "Omicron". Although data are still being gathered and while it's too early for…
What are the Symptoms of COVID-19?
The most common symptoms experienced by COVID-19 patients resemble influenza and it is likely that one or more of them will appear over the course of the disease:
- Fever of 38 degrees Celsius or higher
- Difficulty breathing
- Loss of taste or smell
- Muscle pains
- Sore throat
Data show that one in six COVID-19 patients will develop breathing difficulties over the course of their disease. Extreme cases may include shortness of breath, acute pneumonia, renal failure and even death. Therefore, it is important that you stay in regular medical supervision by your insuring HMO and keep them updated of your condition until your recovery.