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What is coronavirus?

Coronavirus is an epidemic disease. On 11 February 2020, the WHO declared the disease as COVID-19. It is also known as Sars-CoV-2. It stands for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2. The coronavirus originated in Wuhan city of China in December 2019. On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organization declared it an epidemic. According to the latest WHO (world health organization) report, there are 3,741,276 confirmed cases of infected people. Out of this, 1,615,483 people have been cured and 258,511 people from 212 countries have died. Its number is increasing day by day. There are 49,436 confirmed cases of infected people in India. Out of this, 14,183 people have been cured and 645 have died.


How did it start?

This virus seems initiated from a Wuhan seafood market, which has all types of wild animals such as snakes, bats, birds, rabbits, marmots, etc. which are operated illegitimately. Some reports say that COVID-19 is like a chain system that spread from animals to humans. That's why if anyone got infected with the virus; it could affect the n-number of peoples like as we can see in the below image:


In the earlier study of the coronavirus says that it is related to viruses seen in snakes. Still, the search is going on for the animal cause of Coronavirus. In the Wuhan institute, the team of virologist released a detailed document which claims that the coronavirus genetic makeup is 96% match to that of a virus found in bats. Some of the unpublished study claims that are the inherited systems of Covid-19 in pangolins are 99% matching to the human virus.

But the fact is that the first case of infected people from coronavirus has no connection at all to the Wuhan seafood market, and due to that, the same market was a blackout for sanitizing and inspection by 1 January 2020. But it seems that coronavirus was already started spreading outside the market itself. The WHO western pacific office claim that's the virus was also being spreading among humans on 21 January 2020, and they also have proof that when the medical staff has been infected with the Covid-19. Meanwhile, we have a proper sign that it will transfer from people to people like in China it was speared if someone got infected and in the current stage, it will be established all over the world.

Coronavirus is not air born, it is spread by the respiratory droplets, which is the liquid that comes from our nose, and that particle is reached to somebody's eyes, nose, or mouth. If it is contracted to the hard surface, that hard surface may get infected, if somebody touched it and then touch their eyes, mouth, and nose.

Covid-19 is not bacteria; it is ultimately a virus; that's why it can also spread in the different temperatures like we see that it spread in Northern China where the warmth is cold, and it spread in Singapore where the temperature is generally warm.

Firstly, it is recognized as SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), which discovered in Southern China in 2002 and affected around 26 countries and reported over 8,000 cases and 774 deaths.

But the present source of this epidemic was primarily anonymous; on 7 January 2020; the Chinese health authorities acknowledged that is was happen due to the strain of coronavirus, which was not encountered in humans before. But after five days, the Chinese government disclosed the genetic sequence of the virus, so that other countries or the territory could make their diagnostic kits, and now it was known as Sars-CoV-2.

Reports say that the most infected (around 45k) people from coronavirus in china found that:

  • 80% of persons are infected having minor symptoms.
  • And the other 13 % of people have been in severe condition.
  • And another 4 % of people were in a dangerous condition, which has to face respiratory failure, various organ failures.
  • And last 2-3% of people have confirmed death cases due to Covid-19.

Top 50 Coronavirus (Covid-19) Infected Countries LIVE Update

Country Total Cases Total Deaths Total Recovery
USA USA 1,237,761 72,275 200,669
Spain Spain 250,561 25,613 154,718
Italy Italy 213,013 29,315 85,231
UK UK 194,990 29,427 N/A
France France 170,551 25,531 52,736
Germany Germany 167,007 6,993 137,400
Russia Russia 165,929 1,537 21,327
Turkey Turkey 129,491 3,520 73,285
Brazil Brazil 115,953 7,958 48,221
Iran Iran 99,970 6,340 80,475
China China 82,883 4,633 77,911
Canada Canada 62,046 4,043 26,993
Peru Peru 51,189 1,444 15,413
Belgium Belgium 50,509 8,016 12,441
India India 49,436 1,695 14,183
Netherlands Netherlands 41,087 5,168 N/A
Ecuador Ecuador 31,881 1,569 3,433
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 30,251 200 5,431
Flag Switzerland 30,009 1,795 25,400
Mexico Mexico 26,025 2,507 16,810
Portugal Portugal 25,702 1,074 1,743
Sweden Sweden 23,216 2,854 4,074
Pakistan Pakistan 22,550 526 6,217
Chile Chile 22,016 275 10,710
Ireland Ireland 21,983 1,339 13,386
Singapore Singapore 20,198 18 1,519
Belarus Belarus 18,350 107 3,771
Qatar Qatar 17,142 12 1,924
Israel Israel 16,314 238 10,527
Austria Austria 15,650 606 13,462
Japan Japan 15,253 556 4,496
UAE UAE 15,192 146 3,153
Poland Poland 14,647 723 4,655
Romania Romania 13,837 854 5,454
Ukraine Ukraine 13,184 327 2,097
Indonesia Indonesia 12,071 872 2,197
Bangladesh Bangladesh 10,929 183 1,403
S. Korea S. Korea 10,806 255 9,333
Philippines Philippines 10,004 658 1,506
Denmark Denmark 9,938 503 7,296
Serbia Serbia 9,677 200 1,723
Colombia Colombia 8,613 378 2,013
Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 8,480 354 1,905
Norway Norway 7,955 215 32
Czechia Czechia 7,896 257 4,006
South Africa South Africa 7,572 148 2,746
Egypt Egypt 7,201 452 1,730
Panama Panama 7,523 210 823
Australia Australia 6,875 97 5,975
Malaysia Malaysia 6,383 106 4,567
Total: 3,741,276 258,511 1,247,433

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