The new strain of Coronavirus (COVID-19), first discovered in China in December 2019, is an infectious virus that affects the respiratory system. It is reported to cause coughing, fevers and pneumonia. The virus is transmitted through coughing/sneezing and direct contact with contaminated surfaces.
・Cold symptoms and/or a fever above 37.5℃ which lasts for 4 days or more (2 days or more for the elderly or those with preexisting health conditions)
・Heavy physical fatigue or trouble breathing
If it appears that you may have coronavirus, the center will introduce you to medical facilities that are able to treat you. Please wear a mask and make your way to the medical facilities, without using public transport where possible.
Please refrain from going to work or school if you have symptoms such as a fever or cold
・After going outside, wash your hands and gargle
・Disinfect your hands using an alcohol-based disinfectant
・Avoid visiting crowded areas
・Keep rooms humid and well ventilated
・Lead a regular lifestyle, and get enough rest
・Eat a balanced diet and drink plenty of fluids
・If you have symptoms of coughing or sneezing, wear a mask
・If you don’t have a mask, when you sneeze or cough, do so into a tissue or the crook of your elbow
095-820-3377 (Nagasaki Prefecture Consultation Center for Foreign People)
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