COVID 19 - FAQs
One can catch COVID-19, irrespective of how sunny or hot the weather is. Countries with hot weather have reported cases of COVID-19. For protection, one must make sure to clean hands frequently and thoroughly and avoid touching eyes, mouth, and nose.
Most of the people who catch COVID-19 can recover and eliminate the virus from their bodies. If you catch the disease, make sure you treat your symptoms. If one suffers from cough, fever, and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early – but call the health facility by telephone first. COVID19 recovery is absolutely possible with timely intervention.
From the evidence so far, the COVID-19 virus can be transmitted in ALL AREAS, including areas with hot and humid weather. Regardless of climate, adopt protective measures if you live in, or travel to an area reporting COVID-19. The best way to protect yourself against COVID-19 is by frequently cleaning your hands. By doing this you eliminate viruses that may be on your hands and avoid infection that could occur by then touching your eyes, mouth, and nose.
For COVI19 related treatment costs at government hospitals, one may access Ayushman Bharat scheme
For financial support, under the PM Kisan Sanman Nidhi Yojana, Rs. 2000 (part of the Rs. 6000 available during 2020-21) is being transferred to bank accounts. All farmers are eligible for this Yojana. For job-card holders under MGNREGA, Rs. 202 will be paid for a day’s work instead of Rs. 182 a day. Apart from these all the SHGs who are enrolled under NRLM will have an increased collateral free lending up to Rs. 20 lakhs, from the present Rs. 10 lakhs. Apart from these various state governments have announced advance pensions to old people registered under National Social Security Scheme and the central government is transferring Rs. 1000 directly to bank accounts under National Social Security Scheme.
They should be reporting it to the ward members or the SHG members to ensure medical check up if not done. Also surveillance is happening in all villages to ensure not a single migrant worker is able to spread the infection in the villages.
Yes. Every migrant now returning to villages from outside has to stay in quarantine. If the person is asymptomatic, then self-quarantine is prescribed for a period of 2-3 weeks. And if there is some symptom then immediately the person has to be shifted to the government quarantine centres for regular treatment.
Only those people who are identified as extremely vulnerable, such as widows, old, solely dependent on wage earning or returning migrant labourers – are eligible for this service.
Wearing a mask is not mandatory, wear only if there is any symptom or one is having cough & cold. But maintaining social distancing and all other hygienic practices are mandatory.
While several of our donors have started contributing towards the cause, we still have a considerable shortfall of Rs. 50,000,000 in funds required to reach our targeted villages and families. The cost of reaching and supporting one family comes to approximately Rs. 800. We would welcome your contributions in multiples of Rs. 800 depending on how many households you wish to support. Click this link to go to our donate page