What are the symptoms of coronavirus?

Coronavirus, also known as covid-19, can be defined as a viral respiratory disease diagnosed with symptoms of high fever and shortness of breath. We have compiled information about the coronavirus for you. Healthy reading!

What are the symptoms of coronavirus?

Coronavirus is a type of disease that causes respiratory diseases and is transmitted from person to person. There are many types of coronavirus. these varieties have different specifics and different diseases that they cause. However, the covid-19 coronavirus type, which is more common today and declared as a pandemic all over the world, causes serious respiratory diseases such as respiratory distress and pneumonia. If we list the symptoms of coronavirus, these symptoms are as follows;

  •   Cough
  •   High fever,
  •   Tiredness,

These symptoms are relatively mild and common symptoms of coronavirus.

  •   Throat ache
  •   Headache
  •   muscle, joint pain,
  •   Loss of taste and smell,
  •   Shortness of breath
  •   Diarrhea
  •   Nausea,
  • skin rash,
  •   Change in color of fingers and toes

Symptoms like these are less common symptoms of coronavirus.

  • Shortness of breath
  •   chest pain
  •   Feeling of pressure in the chest
  •   speech loss
  • loss of movement

Symptoms like these are serious coronavirus symptoms.


How is the Coronavirus Test Done?

There are tests that can look at the molecular structure of the coronavirus. PCR tests, which are also used in the diagnosis of different diseases, are generally applied in Turkey. These molecular tests will be able to test the amount of viral genetic material and thus test the virus. The duration of the coronavirus test results may vary depending on the laboratories and the density of the laboratories. We can say that it can vary between 24 hours and 36 hours. While public hospitals must have at least two specifics for the coronavirus test, private hospitals do not seek such a condition. The stages of the coronavirus test are as follows;

  • Test takers wear equipment to protect themselves,
  •   With the help of a swab from the nose or nasal passage, called a swab, samples are taken and placed in a closed box.

That's it for the whole coronavirus testing process.

How Many Days Does the Coronavirus Heal?

The recovery period of the coronavirus varies according to the age of the person, the immune system and whether or not they have a chronic disease.

  •   Those who survived the coronavirus lightly; They are treated by rest and drinking plenty of fluids. Those who have had a mild coronavirus can regain their former health in a short time. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the recovery time for those who have mildly recovered from the coronovirus is 2 weeks.
  •   Those who survived the coronavirus hard; On the 7th to 10th day of the coronavirus, the course may change and the patient's condition may worsen. Shortness of breath, a burning sensation in the lungs is revealed. According to experts, the recovery period of those who have survived the coronavirus varies between 2 and 8 weeks.
  •   Those who survived the coronavirus severely; These patients are admitted to the intensive care unit. The recovery period of patients who are taken to intensive care due to coronavirus can take 12 to 18 months.

How Is It Transmitted?

The coronavirus is transmitted from person to person through droplets. Direct contact also increases this contagion situation. The transmission of the coronavirus can occur as follows:

  •   by coughing
  •   by sneezing

  After touching the surfaces that a person with coronavirus has touched, your hands;

  •   to your mouth,
  •   To eye,
  •   Coronavirus can be transmitted by contact with the nasal mucosa.

It is emphasized that attention should be paid to the use of masks, social distance and hand hygiene in Turkey, as contamination occurs through contact or droplets.

What Should We Do to Protect Against Coronavirus?

Three situations have been determined as the most basic way of protection from coronavirus. These situations are;

  •   Wearing mask,
  •    Maintaining social distance,
  •   Washing hands.  

In addition to these three conditions, it is necessary to strengthen our health and immune system. For this, it is necessary to pay attention to the variety of food and to consume seasonal foods. Apart from this, we can list the things to be done to protect from coronavirus as follows:

To be protected from the corona virus;

  •   It is necessary to pay attention to the consumption of protein and healthy food.
  •   Vitamin C should be taken. For this, citrus fruits can be consumed, and when citrus fruits are not enough, supplementary food can be used with the advice of a doctor.
  •   Sleep time varies for each age. Therefore, you should pay attention to the correct sleep time depending on your age.
  •   Vitamin D strengthens the immune system Vitamin D supplement receivable.
  •   negatively affecting the immune system Stress should also be avoided.

Coronavirus How Long Does It Live on Surfaces?

coronavirus, It lives on inanimate surfaces and continues to live for a certain period of time. Viruses must live in living cells. That is, they can exist on the surface for a certain period of time. of the coronavirus when it first appeared, of the coronavirus It was stated that he lived more than 24 hours to live on inanimate surfaces. Now is of the coronavirus lifeless It is possible to say that it stays on the surfaces longer.


  •   3 hours in the air,
  •   2-3 days on plastic surfaces,
  •   2-3 days on steel surfaces,
  •   in carton, 24 hours in paper



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