The COVID 19 pandemic is causing huge stress on the health care system of all countries in the world.  It is observed that early interventions with optimal Political commitment and community mobilization help to flatten the curve averting occurrence of many cases and deaths.

Cognizant of the need for standardization of the response for COVID-19, the Federal Ministry of Health prepared this national guideline in an effort to contain the epidemic before it overwhelms the health care facilities. This national guideline is expected to guide policy makers and health professionals at all level. A standardized approaches to will assist effective and efficient utilization of the limited resource of the country, minimizes dilemma and confusion on case  management.