Corona: All you need to know about the new symptoms … and how to protect yourself


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Wednesday 31 March 2021

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It seems that the emerging corona virus is not only mutating and emerging with different mutations, but it continues to develop symptoms at the level of various parts of the body.

“Masrawy” reviews everything that needs to be known about the new symptoms of the deadly virus, and how to protect ourselves, coinciding with the approaching month of Ramadan.

Classic symptoms:

Still the three most common symptoms of Coronavirus are:

– fever.

Persistent cough

Loss or change in the sense of smell or taste.

6 new symptoms in Egypt

According to Dr. Hala Zayed, the Egyptian Minister of Health and Population, the symptoms of the new Corona virus that may appear on a person infected with Corona are:

Severe inflammation of the membrane of the eye.

A rash that has spread

The sense of hearing is affected.

Pain and throbbing.

Fatigue and severe body pain.


Other symptoms appeared in several countries

In addition to the six symptoms, there are some other symptoms that patients have reported, according to the World Health Organization and the US Center for Disease Control, in several countries, which are summarized in:

Change in the color of the fingers or toes.

Mouth sores

Covid fingers (swelling on the skin, fingers and toes).

Hives (raised bumps on the skin)

Abnormal clotting (blood clots and blood vessel thrombosis).

Muscle and joint pain


What to do after symptoms appear?

It is important to get tested as soon as you show any signs of the virus to confirm.

They must be kept in isolation to contain the spread of the virus.

If you have mild symptoms, you can treat Covid at home if the temperature rises.

Drink a lot of fluids.

Get plenty of rest.

– If symptoms worsen and you are exposed to serious health complications, seek medical help and go to the hospital immediately.

How do we protect ourselves in Ramadan?

Hala Zayed, Minister of Health and Population, laid down several important tips to protect ourselves during Ramadan:

Wearing a medical mask.

Wash your hands often.

Maintain social distancing.

Avoid closed spaces.

– Commitment to physical distance in mosques when sitting and standing.

– The worshiper should bring his own prayer mat.

Children are not taken to mosques.

Elderly people and people with chronic diseases pray at home.

Not gathering in places associated with regular Ramadan activities, such as group breakfast sessions and banquets.

Carrying out acts of charity and zakat, within the framework of strict measures of physical separation and sterilization.

Eat healthy, beneficial foods that contain Vitamins D and C.


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