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Coronavirus: A Complete Guide Covering Helpline Numbers, How It Spread, Symptoms & More

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Coronaviruses (CoV) are a broad family of viruses that cause diseases ranging from common cold to more serious diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a modern strain previously unexplained in humans.

Coronavirus is zoonotic, mainly it is spread between animals and humans. Health Minister tweeted the State Wise Coronavirus Helpline Numbers for instant support.

Coronavirus: A Complete Guide Covering Helpline Numbers and More
 

Coronavirus State Wise Helpline Numbers

Below given is the list of all COVID19 Helpline numbers from various States/UTs. Keep it handy and use it immediately if any case occurs.

SL NO STATE & UT HELPLINE NUMBER
1 Andhra Pradesh 0866-2410978
2 Arunachal Pradesh 9436055743
3 Assam 6913347770
4 Bihar 104
5 Chhattisgarh 077122-35091
6 Goa 104
7 Gujarat 104
8 Haryana 8558893911
9 Himachal Pradesh 104
10 Jharkhand 104
11 Karnataka 104
12 Kerala 0471-2552056
13 Madhya Pradesh 0755-2527177
14 Maharashtra 020-26127394
15 Manipur 3852411668
16 Meghalaya 108
17 Mizoram 102
18 Nagaland 7005539653
19 Odisha 9439994859
20 Punjab 104
21 Rajasthan 0141-2225624
22 Sikkim 104
23 Tamil Nadu 044-29510500
24 Telangana 104
25 Tripura 0381-2315879
26 Uttarakhand 104
27 Uttar Pradesh 18001805145
28 West Bengal 3323412600
29 Andaman and Nicobar Islands 03192-232102
30 Chandigarh 9779558282
31 Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu 104
32 Delhi 011-22307145
33 Jammu 01912-520982
Kashmir 01942-440283
34 Ladakh 01982-256462
35 Puducherry 104
36 Lakshadweep 104

How Coronavirus Spreads?

Below highlighted points shows that in what way Covid 19 spreads:

  • Among people in close contact with each other
  • Respiration droplets formed while an infected individual is coughing or sneezing.
  • People are considered to be more infectious when they're most (the sickest) symptomatic.
  • This spread could be possible until patients report symptoms; records have been made of this happening in the latest coronavirus, although this is not known to be the main form the virus spread.
  • A human might be able to get COVID-19 by contacting a surface or item that has the virus on it and then contacting their own mouth, nose, or probably eyes, although this is not considered to be the primary way the virus spreads.

Coronavirus Vaccine

Within the coming days, scientists of Israel are scheduled to declare that they have completed development of a new coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine.

Symptoms of Coronavirus

Recorded diseases varied in cases of reported coronavirus disease from mild symptoms to serious illness and death (COVID-19). 2019. The symptoms below may occur 2-14 days after infection.

  • Severe Cough, Fever and Shortness of breath
  • Repeated chest pain
  • Bluish skin and lips
  • Pneumonia is one of the major symptoms that can be caused by infection.
  • Severe respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure is also the crucial symptoms of Coronavirus

Preventive Measures for Coronavirus

There is no coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine available at present. It's safer to stop being exposed to this virus to prevent disease. Below stated are the some of preventive measures to protect yourself.

 
  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water, particularly after
  • you are coming from a public area or touching any place or surface
  • Use a Hand Sanitizer and keep it always with you
  • Avoid rubbing unwashed hands to the head, nose and mouth.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are infected
  • If COVID-19 is spreading throughout your community, maintain distance between yourself and other citizens.
  • If you are sick, it's better to stay at home and protect yourself from being affected
  • If you cough or sneeze, cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or a mask
  • Use a face mask whenever you are going to a crowded area
  • Drink warm water and try to stay under the sun, it will kill the virus if you are infected
  • Avoid eating outside or roadside foods and try to eat fresh foods
  • Try to maintain a strong immune system that is the best preventive measure of Covid-19

How to know whether you are infected or not?

A doctor in Thailand suggested an easy trick to test yourself. Which will let you know whether you are safe or infected.

  • Take a deep breath and hold it for 10-15 seconds
  • In this duration, if you face some problems like chest pain or cough, then it is confirmed that you are infected.
  • If this case occurs it is suggested to you to contact your nearest doctor immediately.

Coronavirus: A Complete Guide Covering Helpline Numbers and More

What to do if you are infected?

If you are infected with COVID-19, follow the measures below to help keep the disease from spreading to others in your home and neighbourhood.

  • If you are infected with Covid 19 it is recommended to stay at home and avoid to go outside
  • Avoid to go to a public area and stop using public transportation services
  • You can stay in a particular room as far as possible, far away from any people in your house. If available you can also use a separate toilet.
  • When you are infected with COVID-19, you must avoid interaction with pets and other animals.
  • Call the healthcare provider immediately, which helps the healthcare provider to take action in order to avoid contamination or exposure to others.
  • Always use a facemask if you are infected and stop sharing any personal items or food in the public or among the loved one
  • Clean your personal area and high touch surfaces of your house every day.
  • Patients with reported COVID-19 will stay under precautions for home isolation until the risk of secondary transmission to others is deemed to be minimal.

52 Labs in India to get Self Tested

The Indian Medical Research Council (ICMR) has an authorised list of 52 laboratories where people suspected of having novel symptoms of coronavirus (Covid-19) can be examined. Scroll down and get the full list of the same.

Andhra Pradesh:

1. Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences, Tirupati

2. Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

3. GMC, Anantapur, AP

Andaman & Nicobar islands

4. Regional Medical Research Centre, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar

Assam

5. Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati

6. Regional Medical Research Center, Dibrugarh

Bihar

7. Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna

Chandigarh

8. Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh

Chhattisgarh

9. All India Institute Medical Sciences, Raipur

Delhi-NCT

10. All India Institute Medical Sciences, Delhi

11. National Centre for Disease Control, Delhi

Gujarat

12. BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad

13. M.P.Shah Government Medical College, Jamnagar

Haryana

14. Pt. B.D. Sharma Post Graduate Inst. of Med. Sciences, Rohtak

15. BPS Govt Medical College, Sonipat

Himachal Pradesh

16. Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

17. Dr.Rajendra Prasad Govt. Med. College, Kangra, Tanda, HP

Jammu and Kashmir

18. Sher‐e‐ Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar

19. Government Medical College, Jammu

Jharkhand

20. MGM Medical College, Jamshedpur

Karnataka

21. Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute, Bangalore

22. National Institute of Virology Field Unit Bangalore

23. Mysore Medical College & Research Institute, Mysore

24. Hassan Inst. of Med. Sciences, Hassan, Karnataka

25. Shimoga Inst. of Med. Sciences, Shivamogga, Karnataka

Kerala

26. National Institute of Virology Field Unit, Kerala

27. Govt. Medical College, Thriuvananthapuram, Kerala

28. Govt. Medical College, Kozhikhode, Kerala

Madhya Pradesh

29. All India Institute Medical Sciences, Bhopal

30. National Institute of Research in Tribal Health (NIRTH), Jabalpur

Meghalaya

31. NEIGRI of Health and Medical Sciences, Shillong, MeghalayaMaharashtra

32. Indira Gandhi Government Medical College, Nagpur

33. Kasturba Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Mumbai

Manipur

34. J N Inst. of Med. Sciences Hospital, Imphal‐East, Manipur

Odisha

35. Regional Medical Research Center, Bhubaneswar

Puducherry

36. Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry

Punjab

37. Government Medical College, Patiala, Punjab

38. Government Medical College, Amritsar

Rajasthan

39. Sawai Man Singh, Jaipur

40. Dr. S.N Medical College, Jodhpur

41. Jhalawar Medical College, Jhalawar, Rajasthan

42. SP Med. College, Bikaner, Rajasthan

Tamil Nadu

43. King's Institute of Preventive Medicine & Research, Chennai

44. Government Medical College, Theni

Tripura

45. Government Medical College, Agartala

Telangana

46. Gandhi Medical College, Secunderabad

Uttar Pradesh

47. King's George Medical University, Lucknow

48. Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

49. Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh

Uttarakhand

50. Government Medical College, Haldwani

West Bengal

51. National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata

52. Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata

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Vipul Das has done BCA and is covering Business, Classroom, Personal Finance, Investment articles for goodreturns from the last one year.

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