About COVID-19


What is COVID-19?

COVID-19 is caused by a coronavirus named SARS-CoV-2 that can affect your lungs, airways and other organs.

Common symptoms of COVID-19

Common symptoms of COVID-19 are like those found with illnesses such as a cold or influenza. You may have one or more of the following:

  • new or worsening cough
  • sneezing and runny nose
  • fever
  • temporary loss of smell or altered sense of taste
  • sore throat
  • shortness of breath

Less common symptoms may include headache or diarrhoea too.

If you have any of the above symptoms, get tested immediately. Please see here to find out how to get tested. 

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