Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) In India

What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Coronavirus comes from the Latin word ‘CORONA’ which means ‘Crown’. The virus has a number of crown-like shape and spikes on its surface. Coronavirus is an infectious virus that can cause both in animals and humans.  In 2019, it was identified as the cause of mysterious diseases that originated in China. Soon, it was confirmed as a new kind of Coronavirus. It releases through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose. It is spread through close contact with others.

How Coronavirus spreads in India?

 The first confirmed New Coronavirus reported on January 30 in Kerala, where a student studying at Wuhan University, China. He is the first positive case in India. After a positive report, the patient is in isolation in the hospital.

What are the symptoms of coronavirus?

The symptoms of coronavirus may appear 2-14 days after exposure. If you develop any of these symptoms of COVID-19, then take medical attention immediately.

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Tiredness
  • Problem in breathing
 How can we protect ourselves from COVID-19 ?

 First, Stay Home is a key element to decrease the risk of coronavirus.

Second, Maintain Social distancing because it can spread from those who are infected with cough and sneeze into their hands then touches any objects and surface.

Third, Wash your hand correctly with soap at least for 20 seconds or using sanitizer, if the soap is not available. The dirty hand should be always cleaned with soap and water.

.Fourth, Use masks whenever going outside.

How dangerous is it in India?

Some people don’t have any symptoms. Some expert suggests that the risk of death increases with age, and for those who have diabetes, disease, blood clotting problems and have a low immune system.  On the other hand, children and pregnant ladies have a higher risk of COVID-19 than others. Most people may be sick with the virus for 1 to 14 days before symptoms. People about 80% recover from the disease without needing any special treatment.

India is much better as compared to other countries

India has a much better position as compared to many developing countries because India didn’t wait for coronavirus pandemic. When the problem was arising, India took quick decisions to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. PM Modi announced ‘Janta Curfew’ and lockdown that will helps India to fight against coronavirus. Furthermore, he thanks to everyone for supporting with the lockdown.

Coronavirus cases in India

 The current number of coronavirus in India Live Updates

Coronavirus Cases: 11,487

Death: 393

Recovered: 1359

Being a human, people should take social responsibility to diminish pandemic . For it, stay healthy and protect others.

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