As the days go on, the number of coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in the country continues to climb. Now with government's declaration of a State of Disaster, people are understandably starting to panic. Episodic wants to encourage our members to remain calm and follow the proposed measures to help protect yourselves from contracting the disease.
There are many myths surrounding the disease so it's important to know the facts to help you to stay safe.
COVID-19 spreads quickly through:
The primary symptoms include fever, coughing and shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.
Other symptoms may include muscle aches, nasal congestion, sore throat and diarrhoea.
Please remember that unless you have been travelling or have had contact with people with known infection, your risk for COVID is very low, almost negligible.
However, if you suspect that you might have contracted the virus and are showing signs of respiratory illness then
Episodic Health urges all our members to stay calm, don't panic and keep safe by following these tips above.
Episodic Health (Pty) Ltd, is a Financial Services Provider (FSP 49319). Health product is provided and administered by Essential Med (Pty) Ltd (FSP 42980), the Underwriting Management Agent on behalf of the insurer African Unity Life (FSP 8447). Episodic Health and Essential Med are a health insurance provider, not a medical aid scheme.