What is coronavirus? Coronavirus disease is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus, according to the world health organisation(WHO). The first case of coronavirus was discovered in November in the Wuhan city of China. Wuhan city is the central city of China. The first registered case of covid-19 in India was on 30th January 2020. As of 1st june 2020, the Ministry of Health and family welfare have confirmed a total of 190,535 cases, 91,819 recoveries(including 1 migration) and 5,394 deaths in India. India currently has the largest number of confirmed cases in Asia with number of confirmed cases breaching the 100,000 mark on 19th may,2020. According to the hindustan times, total number of covid-19 cases in the world are 6,200,204(confirmed cases), 3,066,570(active cases), 2,761,887(recovered), 371,747(deceased). 80% cases of covid-19 are from Europe and the United States. In terms of the number of confirmed coronavirus cases, the US, Brazil, Russia, Spain, and UK are the five most-affected countries.
What are the symptoms of coronavirus? Fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headaches, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, or diarrhea. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. How to avoid Covid-19? Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water, maintain at least 1 metre(3 feet) distance between yourself and others, avoid going to crowded places, avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth, make sure you, and the people around you, follow good respiratory hygiene, stay home and self-isolated even with minor symptoms such as cough, headache, mild fever, until you recover, if you have a fever, cough, and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention, and lastly keep up to date on the latest information from trusted sources, such as WHO or your local and national health authorities.
To overcome this world pandemic, all the people in the world have to come together and fight with the virus together. All the people in the world should follow the instructions given by their respective government and should support the doctor’s, police, nurses, etc. for doing such a commendable job.
At last I only want to quote a famous saying by Mr. Shah Rukh Khan-“alone we fall, united we stand”