Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath


Coronavirus (COVID-19) frequently asked questions in Karen

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Publication date: 
1 May 2020
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
General public
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This information sheet includes:

  • What is a coronavirus and COVID-19?
  • How is this coronavirus spread?
  • Can I leave home?
  • What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
  • What do I do if I develop symptoms?
  • How can we help prevent the spread of coronavirus?
  • Should I be tested for COVID-19?
  • Who needs to isolate?
  • Someone I live with is getting tested for COVID-19. Should I self-isolate and get tested as well?
  • What does isolate in your home mean?
  • What is social distancing, and why is it important?
  • Who is most at risk
  • How is the virus treated?
  • Can I visit family and friends in aged care facilities?
  • What are the limits on public gatherings?
  • What about public transport like planes, buses, trains, ride shares and taxis?
  • What about working from home?
  • Should I be taking my kids out of childcare or school?
  • Should I wear a face mask?
  • More information