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CATEGORIES OF COVID

CATEGORY 1 – ASYMPTOMATIC

CATEGORY 2A – MINOR SYMPTOMS

  • Sore throat/cold
  • Cough
  • Loss of sense of taste (but still have appetite)
  • Loss of sense of smell
  • No fever
  • No difficulty breathing
  • Diarrhoea twice in 24 hours
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fatigue (but can still do daily activities)
  • Muscle aches and pains (but can still do daily activities)

CATEGORY 2B – MODERATE SYMPTOMS

  • Fever/onset of fever for more than two days
  • Shortness of breath when exerting yourself
  • Chest pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fatigue while doing daily activities or after waking up
  • Requires walking assistance
  • Increasing severity of symptoms (e.g. persistent cough, nausea, diarrhoea etc.)
  • Decreased level of consciousness
  • Gradual decrease in urine output over 24 hours

CATEGORY 3 – SOME BREATHING ISSUES

CATEGORY 4 – REQUIRES OXYGEN SUPPORT

CATEGORY 5 – NEEDS INTUBATION/VENTILATOR

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