Noval Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)-General Advisory for Public


  • Fever
  • Difficulty in Breathing
  • Coughing
  • Tightness of Chest
  • Running Nose
  • Head Ache
  • Feeling of being Unwell
  • Pneumonia
  • Kidney Failure

Incubation Period: 14 days asymptomatic

Mode of transmission

Human Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) most commonly spread from an infected person to other through:

  • The air by coughing and sneezing
  • Close personal contact, such as touching or shaking hand
  • Touching an object or surface with the virus on it, then touching your mouth, nose, or eyes before washing your hands How to reduce risk of Coronavirus infection (2019-nCoV)
  • Clean hand with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub
  • Cover nose and mouth when coughing & sneezing with tissue or flexed elbow
  • Avoid close contact with anyone with cold or flu like symptoms
  • Avoid frozen meet
  • Isolation of symptomatic patients for at least 14 days.

DO's and DON'T's



  • Cover your nose and mouth with disposable tissue or handkerchief while coughing or sneezing
  • Touching eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands
  • Frequently wash your hands with soap and water
  • Hugging, kissing and shaking hands while greeting
  • Avoid crowded places
  • Spitting in public places
  • Person suffering from Influenza like illness must be confined at home
  • Taking medicines without consulting doctor
  • Stay more than one arm's length distance from persons sick with flu
  • Excessive physical exercise
  • Take adequate sleep and rest
  • Disposal of used napkin or tissue paper in open areas
  • Drink plenty of water/liquids and eat nutritious food
  • Touching surfaces usually used by public (Railing, door gates, etc)
  • Person suspected with Influenza like illness must consult doctor
  • Smoking in public places
  • Unnecessary testing