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
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.