COVID-19 is a major threat to public health. Some coronavirus positive cases may be pre-symptomatic while a few may experience mild to moderate, or even severe symptoms. Depending on the severity of the symptoms, few may require hospitalization or even critical care.
As per the latest studies, about 80% of COVID-19 patients in India experience mild or no symptoms. This implies that a majority of the positive patients recover at home under remote medical monitoring and care.
With Govt. guidelines on home isolation as a base, Sakra World Hospitals is offering COVID care @ Home services for positive patients who have mild or very mild symptoms. Sakra Home Health Care has launched COVID isolation packages for 14 days which include package 1: COVID-19 Home Isolation Package with Medical KIT and Package 2: Residential COVID Care Freedom Package without a medical kit.
1. What is asymptomatic transmission in case of COVID-19?
According to WHO, asymptomatic transmission refers to transmission of the virus from a person who does not develop symptoms.
2. What is symptomatic transmission in case of COVID-19?
According to the WHO, symptomatic transmission refers to the transmission of the virus from a person who has developed COVID-19 symptoms such as fever, dry cough, tiredness, nasal congestion, headache, etc.
3. Who are mildly-symptomatic patients in case of COVID-19?
The COVID-19 virus affects the upper respiratory tract, so the common symptoms are temperature, with or without cough. Patients with a mild illness will have flu-like symptoms which include a dry cough and mild fever. You may feel tired or have a headache and loss your sense of smell.
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