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What are the top 5 Covid-19 symptoms?

Covid19 Symptoms

If someone has symptoms for at least 7 days, with the final 3 days of that showing improvement in their symptoms and the final 3 days also being without a fever in the absent of any fever-reducing medication, then it’s acceptable to consider, at the end of at least 7 days since the start of those symptoms, someone as being negative without having to get a test to confirm that they’re negative.

Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH – RI DOH Director
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Yesterday there were 156 new cases in Rhode Island, an increase of 1%. Today 0 new cases so far, up 0%. RI today as of 10:52:01 AM has 12951 cases in total, 11533 of which (89%) active, 1 in 91 Rhode Islanders. | health.ri.gov/data/covid-19

Rhode Island COVID-19 patients by city/town of residence

In comparison, we had 314 new cases in Connecticut yesterday, up 1%. Today 0 new cases so far, up 0%. CT today 5/20/2020 has 38430 cases in total, 28694 of which (75%) active, 1 in 125 people in CT.

Next door, 873 new cases in Massachusetts, up 1%. Today 0 new cases so far, up 0%. MA today has 87925 cases, 54175 (62%) active, 1 in 121 people in MA.

New York yesterday saw 1364 new cases, up 0%. Today 0 new cases so far, up 0%. NY now has 362630 cases in total, 271310 (75%) active, 1 in 71 New Yorkers.

New Jersey yesterday saw 927 new cases, up 1%. Today 0 new cases so far, up 0%. NJ now has 151014 cases in total, 133508 (88%) active, 1 in 66 people in NJ.

California yesterday saw 2093 new cases, up 2%. Today 0 new cases so far, up 0%. CA now has 83804 cases in total, 65358 (78%) active, 1 in 570 Californians.

USA yesterday saw 20289 new cases, up 1%. Today 3145 new cases so far, up 0%. As of 5/20/2020 at 10:52:01 AM USA has 1573728 cases in total, 1118615 of which (71%) are active, 1 in 280 Americans.

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A | In Case of Emergency

I cannot wait I have time
Call 911 Read section B below

 


B | Fear is not our friend — facts are!

I have time I cannot wait
Read section C below
Or go to health.ri.gov/covid

 


C | What to do first and foremost?

Stay At Home: The Governor has issued a stay-at-home order until April 13. This means that all Rhode Islanders should stay home unless getting food, medicine, gas, or going to work.

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All Rhode Island residents are required to stay home unless traveling to work, traveling for medical treatment or obtaining necessities (food, medicine, gas, etc.). Rhode Island residents may still go outside to exercise and get fresh air, however, they must practice social distancing while outside and avoid touching surfaces frequently touched by others.

Starting immediately, all gatherings of more than 5 people are banned. Individuals should be interacting with the same people every day to minimize the risk of spread.

If the webpage health.ri.gov/covid is too slow, see its static, image version as appended at the bottom of this page. Here is some of the info from there.
If you can wait and have time, you may want to click here and read the following link from health.harvard.edu before you make the non-emergency call.

COVID-19 basics: Symptoms, spread and other essential information about the new coronavirus and COVID-19

How should reporting be done by health care providers?

 


D | No Health Insurance?

Do This Before 4/15/2020!!!

 


F | For Your Information

This page (Ri4CTV.com/Covid19) has been prepared for use by our friends. Why? In case of high urgency and even higher emotion, we need to have facts, not opinions, and we need them now, not later, but only from authoritative sources.

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G | Global Statistics

 


H | USA Statistics

 



N | Rhode Island Government News

 


Q | Rhode Island Local Alerts

 


R | Rhode Island Local Coverage

 


S | Steps to Fight Covid19

Steps to Fight Covid19
[1] Stay Healthy at Home
Leave only for essential items such as groceries once a week. Do not travel by car or plane.
[2] Wash Hands & Surfaces
Use soap and warm water and wash hands for 20+ seconds. Frequently disinfect regularly used surfaces.
[3] Avoid Crowds & Gatherings
Avoid crowds of any size, including home visits, recreational areas or crowded shopping.
[4] Practice Social Distancing
Maintain 6 feet between you and others at all times. Otherwise, keep your noses & mouth covered.
[5] Prioritize Mental Health
Seek out virtual social opportunities and maintain a routine. | Providence Haven: FB.com/HavenFestPVD
[6] Stay Informed
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U | Q&A on Covid19

 


Y | Covid19 News on YouTube

 



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