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Sick during lockdown? Do's & Dont's

South Africa - Coronavirus - Pretoria - 26 March 2020 - Bosman Bus Station in Pretoria packed with travellers ahead of the national lockdown. Picture: Oupa Mokoena/African News Agency (ANA)

South Africa - Coronavirus - Pretoria - 26 March 2020 - Bosman Bus Station in Pretoria packed with travellers ahead of the national lockdown. Picture: Oupa Mokoena/African News Agency (ANA)

Published Mar 30, 2020

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CAPE TOWN - What happens if you get ill during lockdown ? Will you be able to go to a doctor ? What precautions should you take ? Here's the answers to any questions you may have.

Firstly you need to remember the following ;

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- You can still seek medical care during the lockdown.

- Emergency services including doctors, clinics, hospitals and pharmacies continue to operate as usual.

- Practice hygiene when you go out, wash your hands when leaving home, do so again at your destination and before you depart for home.

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If you are showing symptoms of Covid-19, & need medical care:

-Call your doctor or clinic and report your symptoms.

-Wear a facemask when you enter the healthcare facility.

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-Ask your healthcare professional to inform the NICD if you test positive for Covid-19.

-Keep a distance of at least one-and-a-half meters from your family members at home.

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