Coronavirus Help Guide

After Rwanda, Kenya and Tanzania confirmed to have had patients with the Novel Coronavirus, Uganda is at a high risk of being attacked by the same disease. All Ugandan's are advised to take a keen eye and take some of the following precautions to avoid the spread of the disease.

Will I die if I catch the disease?


  • Almost 80% of people have mild symptoms and recover from the disease in 2 weeks.
  • Most of the symptoms can be treated with timely medical care.
  • Risk of death is only higher in older people (above an age of ~60 years) and people with pre-existing health conditions.
  • Older people are twice as likely to have serious COVID-19 illness.
  • Most coronavirus led illnesses are generally mild, especially for children and young adults.
  • Coronavirus has "high infectivity but low mortality rate between 2-3% 


What are those symptoms of coronavirus?

  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Difficult in breathing
  • shortness of breath

These are like common cold or flue and may appear 2-14 days of exposure. 

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