Hello doc. I want to ask about how many days is the COVID-19 incubation period? What hospitals have been prepared for COVID-19 patient referral?
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Pandemic COVID-19 disease by the New Variant corona virus (SARS-COV 2) raises various concerns for the community. Symptoms that look similar to the symptoms of the common cold, in some groups of people can trigger respiratory problems that lead to respiratory failure and death. But for those who have good immunity, the virus will disappear on its own with or without symptoms.
The incubation period is the time for the virus to multiply in the body of the host (human) to cause symptoms. Based on the world health organization (WHO) the SARS-COV-2 virus has an incubation period of 1-14 days. The statement is also similar to the Centers for Infection Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in America which explains that the latest corona virus variant has an incubation period of between 2-14 days.
80% of people with COVID-19 virus infection majority experience mild-moderate symptoms including feeling fever, cough with or without phlegm, malaise / discomfort, headaches, sore throat, symptoms of colds, diarrhea and vomiting. At severe levels, patients will experience pneumonia which is characterized by shortness of breath, increased breath frequency and decreased oxygen saturation in the blood.
If you feel the symptoms of a viral infection, do not hesitate to do a check with the nearest health service.
Related to the referral hospital, Examination has provided several referral hospital services specifically for COVID-19 patients in every province in Indonesia. The following list you can open in the following link:
List of COVID-19 Referral Hospitals in Indonesia
The things that can be done during this pandemic are always doing physical distancing / keeping a distance from other people, avoiding crowds or events with many people, often washing hands with soap and running water or handsanitizer, consuming nutritious food and getting enough rest.
Thus the information we can convey, hopefully helps