A 37-year-old female asked:
i have been unwell for 4 days (sinus pain, sore throat and dry cough). i do not have a recent travel history but have had contact with people who have recently travelled. do i need to be tested for coronavirus?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered
52 years experience Infectious Disease
NCID website: HealthTap is receiving many questions about COVID-19 from South Africa, where so far it is rare (11 cases as of 16 March). We have no knowledge about coronavirus testing and access to care. South Africa's National Institute for Communicable Diseases is world-class and highly respected globally. (3/16/20) Follow their website for information and advice: http://www.nicd.ac.za/covid-19-update-18
Answered on Mar 21, 2020
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