How do I know if I have COVID-19 and not a regular cold or flu?


2020-04-02 13:00:07.127545

When you know the symptoms, how they present and the timeline of incubation, then you will make a better decision. However in cases of severe symptoms, The only way to know if you suffer from COVID-19 is through a special lab test called PCR. The PCR test is currently available through the Ministry of Health Kenya (Toll free *719*) . However COVID-19, being a lower respiratory illness does not typically have runny nose, nasal congestion,sneezing or sore throat. ~Dr. Fred Mavisi, CKO, Afya Plan. Ref. WHO.Int



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