1. Isolation – prepare isolated room for the patient away from other family members. Isolated room should have enough ventilation and lighting.
2. Reducing the risk of transmission – choose someone for taking care of patient (who is not chronically ill , elderly , pregnant and do not go out often). Make sure to wear a face mask if you are in the same room as the patient. Use separate spoon , dishes , bed sheets , pillows and blankets etc. only for the patient. Frequently clean and disinfect surfaces contacted by the patient.
3. Patient Care – check the patient’s symptoms regularly. Special care should be taken for patients who are at high risk for severe COVID-19 ( chronically ill , elderly and pregnant ). Make sure the patient is well rested and hydrated.
If the patient experience any of the following dangerous symptoms , contact nearest clinic or doctor .
(a) Difficulty in breathing
(c) Unable to speak or move
(d) chest pain
Ministry of Health ,
National Unity Government
Published on 5 July 2021
Last Updated: 5 July 2021