What Is Long-Covid And Its Symptoms, MoPH Explains

The Ministry of Public Health explains that Extreme tiredness, shortness of breath, insomnia and chest pain are among the most common symptoms of Long-Covid.

In a post on Twitter, MoPH defines what is Long-COVID and its common symptoms. 

“Long-COVID, also referred to as post-COVID-19 syndrome, is a term used to describe COVID-19 symptoms that continue to affect people for many weeks or months after contracting the virus,” the Ministry stated. 

The common symptoms of Long-COVID includes:

– Extreme tiredness

– Shortness of breath

– Joint pain

– Depression and anxiety

– Chest pain or tightness

– Insomnia

The best method of prevention is to take all precautions to minimize the risk of COVID-19 contracting: wear a mask, maintain physical distance, avoid large gatherings, and wash your hands frequently.

It is also important that individuals who encounter COVID-19 signs and symptoms do not postpone seeking help. The earlier medical teams can start treating the symptoms, the better the chance of complications being prevented.

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