Community Driven Map to Track Covid-19 in the Goldfields.

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Our thoughts are with you and your family as, together, we fight back against the spread of Covid-19. In these uncertain times, one of the most effective weapons we have is information.  Please Like WelkomCity Stad on Facebook and Share This Page in our Community – Stay Safe

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Churches in Action

Churches in Action provide meals in Welkom to the local community affected by the Lockdown.

We  are  feeding  ± 500 people per day for the last three months. 

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This is a Community effort to keep our community aware of the spread of Covid-19 in the Goldfields. This page is updated by volunteers in the community and slight delays might occur in updating the information. To help keep this map updated submit information via our WhatsApp Line. We only update the locations once the information is confirmed. Please consult a medical practitioner if you experience any of the following symptoms

Typical signs and symptoms

Most common symptoms:

  • Fever
  • Dry cough
  • Fatigue
  • Coughing up slime (producing sputum in the lungs)
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Muscle or joint ache or pain
  • Body chills

According to the World Health Organization, in more than 80% of all reported cases, fever is the most typical symptom. This is followed by a dry cough (in around 68% of cases), fatigue (38% of cases), producing sputum (33% of cases) and shortness of breath (nearly 19% of reported cases).

Less common symptoms:

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Nasal congestion
  • Diarrhoea
  • Coughing up of blood or blood-stained mucus
  • Intensely red eyes, watery discharge from the eyes, swollen eyelids and light sensitivity.

Once a person has been exposed to coronavirus, signs and symptoms may start in as little as 2 days or take as long as 14 days.

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