Can Antibiotics Treat Coronavirus?

The Final Verdict

With this in mind, you should never take antibiotics unless it is prescribed by a healthcare professional. You have to undergo some lab tests to find out if what you are experiencing is caused by bacteria or viruses.

COVID-19 or coronavirus disease, as the term suggests is a viral infection. Antibiotics are specifically designed to kill bacteria and not viruses. Therefore, they cannot be used as a treatment for this particular illness.