3. Sore Throat. 4. Diarrhoea, nausea or a runny nose.
A procedure once symptoms are identified
Get yourself evaluated if you have any travel history or exposure to suspected / positive cases of COVID-19. Visit a local MBBS or family physician for evaluation.
If a COVID-19 test is required your physician will give you a prescription / medical certificate for the same.
If a COVID-19 test is required isolate yourself completely from other people & wear a face mask. DO NOT come in physical contact with anyone. Go to a Government approved lab only immediately.
Go to a Government approved lab only which has a COVID-19 test facility & an isolation ward for the same. Take your treating physician's prescription / medical certificate with you to the hospital.
On reaching the hospital, get yourself registered for a COVID-19 test. Give your physician's prescription / medical certificate to the concerned person.
Once registered, the necessary tests will be conducted & you will be admitted in an isolation ward till the test results are declared (normally 24 hrs). NOTE: Do Not take any family members, friends or relatives with you during the test as they will not be allowed to enter premises without a prescription.
If the test results are +ve, you will redirected further by the in house doctors. If the tests are -ve, you will be sent home.