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INTRODUCTION : The aim of the present study is to determine the knowledge of healthcare workers on COVID-19
MATERIALS AND METHODS: Self designed questionnaire was prepared to collect information pertaining to the study. The questionnaire consists of different types of basic multiple choice questions which were used to determine awareness. It was distributed to healthcare workers of different practicing age groups.
RESULTS: Healthcare professionals and students showed adequate, satisfactory awareness of COVID-19 in the healthcare setting with an overall percentage of 76.5% correct answers.
CONCLUSION: Although theoretically participants’ awareness was satisfactory, practically this study shows that periodic educational interventions and infection control training practices for COVID-19 among all healthcare professionals should be conducted.