COVID-19: Can Pakistan pull through another lockdown?
Second wave of Corona virus is deadlier based on global reports.
According to reports of Baaghi TV, the second wave of COVID-19 is deadlier than the first, leading Spain to declare emergency meanwhile, UK and France observe another lockdown.
According to reports of Baaghi TV, Spain has declared an emergency which s expected to stay in place till March, 2021. UK authorities have announced a one-month lockdown while, France has also imposed a two-week lockdown. Germany is administering a four-week lockdown meanwhile, Italy is expected to follow.
According to reports, the second wave is deadlier based on experience of the more developed countries, which begs the question, can Pakistan withstand another lockdown? The answer is simple. Pakistan’s economy cannot survive a second lockdown unless the public strictly adheres to the SOPs.
Baaghi TV has acquired crucial information pertaining to COVID-19 and its symptoms, as compiled by health professionals to ensure most people are able to take better precautions if they do not wish to risk going to the hospital.
Experts have suggested that in the first phase, the viral symptoms that tend to appear from the third day of getting infected, include:
- Body Pain
- Eye Pain
They may also include runny nose and/or nasal congestion.
- Burning eyes
- Burning when urinating
- Feeling feverish
- Scuffed throat (sore throat)
Experts have stressed that the number of days are significant. They add that the infected individual should count the days: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and take action before the fever sets in. It is also of utmost importance to keep oneself hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids, especially purified water to keep the throat and lungs properly moist and clear.
The second phase which makes for day four to day eight, the symptoms are inflammatory. These may include:
- Loss of taste and/or smell
- Fatigue with minimal effort
- Chest pain (rib cage)
- Tightening of the chest
- Pain in the lower back (in the kidney area)
Since the virus attacks the nerve ending, experts suggest that patients understand the difference between fatigue and shortness of breath. They stress that shortness of breath is when a person is sitting, not making any efforts and is out of breath. Whereas, fatigue is when a person is not sitting but moving around doing something and is feeling tired.
The COVID-19 virus attacks the hydration and Vitamin C of the infected individual, as it binds oxygen so that the quality of blood deteriorates due to less oxygen.
The third phase is focused on healing. Experts believe that the healing starts on the 9th day and lasts till day 14. It is pertinent to note, that the treatment should not be delayed to ensure a positive outcome.
According to reports of Baaghi TV, medical experts have also suggested a list of precautions which can be taken to protect oneself against the novel Corona virus.
Precaution against COVID-19
These possible precautions include:
- Sit in the sun for 15-20 minutes
- Rest and sleep for at least 7-8 hours.
- Drink 1 and a half liters of water per day
- All food should be hot (not cold).
Additionally, experts stress that since the pH level of the Corona virus ranges between 5.5 and 8.5, affected individuals must consume food that is alkaline in nature, that is above the acid level of the virus.
These may include:
- Bananas, Lime – 9.9 pH
- Yellow lemon – 8.2 pH
- Avocado – pH 15.6
- Garlic – pH 13.2
- Mango – pH 8.7
- Mandarin – pH 8.5
- Pineapple – 12.7 pH
- Watercress – 22.7 pH
- Oranges – 9.2 pH
How do you know you have COVID-19?
According to reports of Baaghi TV, experts believe that anyone can determine if he/she is infected by COVID-19 on the basis of the following:
- Itchy throat
- Dry throat
- Dry cough
- High temperature
- Difficulty breathing
- Loss of smell and taste
It is pertinent to note that the number of cases are continuing to rise across Pakistan. During the last 24-hours, the total number of affected people has reached 492,594 with 2,118 more cases confirmed in Pakistan. Moreover, during the last 24-hours most death occurred in Punjab followed by Sindh and out of 52 deaths during last 24-hours 24 died on ventilators.
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