Healthcare Task Force recommends a preventive medicine for COVID-19 Updated : March 23, 2020 11:03 PM IST Advisory stated that hydroxyl chloroquine should be used as a preventive measure for high-risk population. Hydroxyl chloroquine is used for treating SARS-CoV-2 infection. High-risk persons should self-monitor their health and report to health the authorities immediately in the event of them becoming symptomatic, the advisory said. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.