Delhi Government’s general advisory to public on Wuhan coronavirus #AAPatWork #DelhiGovernance

Noval Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)-General Advisory for Public

The 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Wuhan coronavirus, is a contagious virus that causes respiratory infection, can transfer from human to human.


  • Fever
  • Difficulty in Breathing
  • Coughing
  • Tightness of Chest
  • Running Nose
  • Head Ache
  • Feeling of being Unwell
  • Pneumonia
  • Kidney Failure

Incubation Period: 14 days asymptomatic

Mode of transmission

Human Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) most commonly spread from an infected person to other through:

  • The air by coughing and sneezing
  • Close personal contact, such as touching or shaking hand
  • Touching an object or surface with the virus on it, then touching your mouth, nose, or eyes before washing your hands

How to reduce risk of Coronavirus infection (2019-nCoV)

  • Clean hand with soap and water or alcohol based hand rub
  • Cover nose and mouth when coughing & sneezing with tissue or flexed elbow
  • Avoid close contact with anyone with cold or flu like symptoms
  • Avoid frozen meet
  • Isolation of symptomatic patients for atleast 14 days.

  DO’s and DON’T’s

·       Cover your nose and mouth with disposable tissue or handkerchief  while coughing or sneezing

·       Frequently wash your hands with soap and water

·       Avoid crowded places

·       Person suffering from Influenza like illness must be confined at home

·       Stay more than one arm’s length distance from persons sick with flu

·       Take adequate sleep and rest

·       Drink plenty of water/liquids and eat nutritious food

·       Person suspected with Influenza like illness must consult doctor

·       Touching eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands

·       Hugging, kissing and shaking hands while greeting

·       Spitting in public places

·       Taking medicines without consulting doctor

·       Excessive physical exercise

·       Disposal of used napkin or tissue paper in open areas

·       Touching surfaces usually used by public (Railing, door gates, etc)

·       Smoking in public places

·       Unnecessary testing



24*7 Control Room has been established at DGHS (HQ), may be contacted for any query related to nCoV-2020

Ph: 011-22307145, 22300012, 22300036


  Steps for Hand washing

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