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  • South Africa 503,290
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  • Egypt 94,316
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  • Ghana 37,014
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  • Kenya 22,053
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    Active: 13,265
    Recovered: 8,419
    Death: 369
  • Ethiopia 17,999
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    Confirmed: 17,999
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  • Zimbabwe 3,659
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  • Rwanda 2,042
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  • Tanzania 509
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  • Burundi 395
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How to differentiate between normal flu and Coronavirus

The symptoms of the virus are quite similar to those of the flu

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Kenya announced its first coronavirus case on March 13, 2020, news that caught most Kenyans unawares.

Coronavirus has been spreading in different parts of the world, leaving many confused about what they should do.

The symptoms of the virus are quite similar to those of the flu, but how do you differentiate between the flu and coronavirus?

Coronavirus is the name of a group of viruses that are named because they have the appearance of a crown. These viruses have been known for decades as causes of upper respiratory infections in people, never very serious.

The flu is a common viral infection that can be deadly, especially in high-risk groups. The flu attacks the lungs, nose, and throat.

• The symptoms for coronavirus are fever which is quite common, one can experience headaches, general aches and pains, fatigue and weakness and extreme exhaustion can be present.

• As for the flu, the fever is high and can last three to four days and headaches are quite intense.

 

One can easily confuse the common flu for coronavirus.

The symptoms for coronavirus are fever which is quite common, one can experience headaches, general aches and pains, fatigue and weakness and extreme exhaustion can be present.

It has been reported that one can also experience a stuffy nose, sneezing, and a sore throat.

Coughing is also common and shortness of breath can be experienced in more serious infections.

As for the flu, the fever is high and can last three to four days and headaches are quite intense.

General aches and pains are often severe while fatigue and weakness are intense and can last up to two to three weeks.

Extreme exhaustion starts early and one can experience a stuffy nose and sneezing at times.

Sore throats and coughs are common and the coughs can become severe. Shortness of breath is rare when you have flu.

The incubation period of a coronavirus patient is between 1-14 days and may go up to 24 days. As for the flu, it takes 1-4 days.

For treatment, there are no vaccines or antiviral drugs available for Coronavirus and only symptoms can be treated. For the flu and annual flu vaccine is available.

CORONAVIRUS CASES

Live Updates COVID-19 CASES
  • World 18,070,902
    World
    Confirmed: 18,070,902
    Active: 6,017,440
    Recovered: 11,363,579
    Death: 689,883
  • South Africa 503,290
    South Africa
    Confirmed: 503,290
    Active: 152,676
    Recovered: 342,461
    Death: 8,153
  • Egypt 94,316
    Egypt
    Confirmed: 94,316
    Active: 48,345
    Recovered: 41,137
    Death: 4,834
  • Nigeria 43,537
    Nigeria
    Confirmed: 43,537
    Active: 22,567
    Recovered: 20,087
    Death: 883
  • Ghana 37,014
    Ghana
    Confirmed: 37,014
    Active: 3,467
    Recovered: 33,365
    Death: 182
  • Kenya 22,053
    Kenya
    Confirmed: 22,053
    Active: 13,265
    Recovered: 8,419
    Death: 369
  • Ethiopia 17,999
    Ethiopia
    Confirmed: 17,999
    Active: 10,520
    Recovered: 7,195
    Death: 284
  • Zimbabwe 3,659
    Zimbabwe
    Confirmed: 3,659
    Active: 2,579
    Recovered: 1,011
    Death: 69
  • Somalia 3,212
    Somalia
    Confirmed: 3,212
    Active: 1,557
    Recovered: 1,562
    Death: 93
  • South Sudan 2,352
    South Sudan
    Confirmed: 2,352
    Active: 1,131
    Recovered: 1,175
    Death: 46
  • Namibia 2,224
    Namibia
    Confirmed: 2,224
    Active: 2,042
    Recovered: 171
    Death: 11
  • Rwanda 2,042
    Rwanda
    Confirmed: 2,042
    Active: 918
    Recovered: 1,119
    Death: 5
  • Tanzania 509
    Tanzania
    Confirmed: 509
    Active: 305
    Recovered: 183
    Death: 21
  • Burundi 395
    Burundi
    Confirmed: 395
    Active: 90
    Recovered: 304
    Death: 1
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