covid 19 sign and symptoms.| what are the precautions to be taken to protect yourself from covid 19 disease?

Covid 19 is an infectious disease caused by corona viruses.corona virus has got it's name due to their crown like projections seen under microscope.It can cause mild to severe symptoms like-
1. Fever and chills
2. cough
3. Shortness of breath or
Difficulty in breathing
4. Fatigue
5. Muscle or body aches
6. Headache
7. Loss of taste or smell
8.sore throat
9.congestion or runny nose
10. Nausea or vomiting
11. Diarrhea

Protective measures against Corona virus or covid 19 are-
1. Wash your hands frequently with soap and water.
2.If soap and water is not available use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.
3.Wash hands before touching your nose and mouth.
4.Throw used tissues to closed bins immediately after use.
5.cover your nose and mouth with handkerchief/ tissue paper while sneezing and coughing.
6. Avoid mass and crowded place.
7. Avoid traveling unnecessarily.
8. Maintain at least 1meter distance to ensure safety for all.
9.Always wear a mask while going out of your home.
10. Never reuse the masks as once it's been used it becomes contaminated and you are having chances of getting infected.