What is a corona virus?

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which may cause illness in animals or humans. In humans, several coronaviruses are known to cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). The most recently discovered coronavirus causes coronavirus disease COVID-19.

How does Covid-19 spread?

People can catch COVID-19 from others who have the virus. The disease can spread from person to person through small droplets from the nose or mouth which are spread when a person with COVID-19 coughs or exhales. These droplets land on objects and surfaces around the person. Other people then catch COVID-19 by touching these objects or surfaces, then touching their eyes, nose or mouth. People can also catch COVID-19 if they breathe in droplets from a person with COVID-19 who coughs out or exhales droplets. This is why it is important to stay more than 1 meter (3 feet) away from a person who is sick. WHO is assessing ongoing research on the ways COVID-19 is spread and will continue to share updated findings.

What are symptoms of Covid-19?

The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, tiredness, and dry cough. Some patients may have aches and pains, nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat or diarrhea. These symptoms are usually mild and begin gradually. Some people become infected but don’t develop any symptoms and don't feel unwell. Most people (about 80%) recover from the disease without needing special treatment. Around 1 out of every 6 people who gets COVID-19 becomes seriously ill and develops difficulty breathing. Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like high blood pressure, heart problems or diabetes, are more likely to develop serious illness. People with fever, cough and difficulty breathing should seek medical attention.

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Nov2021
National Program of Export Agriculture Zones

National Program of Export Agriculture Zones

Narammala Agro Export Zonal Program was launched...

21
Sep2021
Submission of Tenders for Toddy Bar Narammala

Submission of Tenders for Toddy Bar Narammala

We would like to inform the interested...

News & Events

30
Nov2021
National Program of Export Agriculture Zones

National Program of Export Agriculture Zones

Narammala Agro Export Zonal Program was launched on 3rd November 2021 under the patronage of Hon. Janaka Wakkumbura, State Minister of Small Plantation Crop Development, related Industries and Export Promotion. This program is implemented jointly by the Government Ministries of Export Promotion, Department of Export Agriculture, District Secretariat and Narammala...

21
Sep2021
Submission of Tenders for Toddy Bar Narammala

Submission of Tenders for Toddy Bar Narammala

We would like to inform the interested parties Tender Submission Time for the Year 2022 for Narammala Toddy Bar No. 01 extended to 2021.10.07 at 10.30 am

09
Feb2021
73rd Independence Day Celebration

73rd Independence Day Celebration

73rd Independence Day celebration and tree planting program was held in the office premises on 4th February 2021.                     

19
Jan2021
First Office Day of the Year 2021

First Office Day of the Year 2021

Several religious ceremonies and rituals were organized at our office premises on 01.01.2021 under the leadership of the Divisional Secretary Mrs. W.P.C.N. Pathirana and the staff for the commencement of duties in the year 2021.                     

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