COVID-19 affects different people in different ways. Most infected people will develop mild to moderate illness and recover without hospitalization.

Most common symptoms:

  • fever
  • dry cough
  • tiredness
  • Less common symptoms:
  • aches and pains
  • sore throat
  • diarrhoea
  • conjunctivitis
  • headache
  • loss of taste or smell
  • a rash on skin, or discolouration of fingers or toes

Serious symptoms:

  • difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
  • chest pain or pressure
  • loss of speech or movement
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you have serious symptoms. Always call before visiting your doctor or health facility.
  • People with mild symptoms who are otherwise healthy should manage their symptoms at home.
  • On average it takes 5–6 days from when someone is infected with the virus for symptoms to show, however it can take up to 14 days.

Where should we register for COVID-19 vaccination?

Register on the Co-WIN Portal and schedule your vaccination appointment.

The contraindications to second dose of vaccine are:

Severe allergic reaction after a previous dose of this vaccine. If your treating physician considered this event as a severe allergic reaction to the vaccine, then you should not take second dose of vaccine. If you experience any other adverse event (known or unknown) after first dose, you can take the second dose.

Patients who have experienced major blood clotting (venous and/or arterial thrombosis) in combination with low platelet count (thrombocytopenia) following first dose of vaccine.