COVID-19: Some Essential Facts And Figures You Need To Know About The Virus!

COVID-19: Some Essential Facts And Figures You Need To Know About The Virus!

May 19, 2020 0 Comments

The COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest public health challenge the world has faced in recent times.

What Covid-19 really is?

This is one of the hundreds of viruses that can cause a series of illnesses ranging from the common fever, respiratory problems to sometimes stomach and intestine problems. The novel coronavirus that appeared in 2019 is one of seven members of this family known to attack humans, and the third in the past three decades to transfer from animals to humans. Since emerging in China in December, this new COVID-19 has resulted in a global health emergency.

Worldwide Stats.

This virus has spread all over the world in a very short time because the biggest strength of this virus is that it can transfer quickly from one person to another. The total number of people affected from all over the world has reached 4.69 million and is expected to increase more. About 1.72 million of the people are recovered from this virus. A huge number of lives are lost making up a figure of 313k deaths.

Sings and Symptoms.

It depends on the virus. 5-6 days are taken on average for the symptoms to show up, however it may take up to 14 days.

Common symptoms include:

  1. Fever.
  2. Tiredness.
  3. Dry cough.

Less common symptoms include:

  1. Headache.
  2. Sore throat.
  3. Loss of taste or smell
  4. Pains and aches.
  5. Rashes on skin.
  6. Diarrhea.

Severe condition Symptoms include:

  1. Unable to move.
  2. Loss of speech.
  3. Heavy pressure or pain in the chest.
  4. Breathing difficulties.

Consult to a doctor right away if you have severe condition symptoms. Don’t forget to call your doctor before your visit.

How It spreads?

According to the most recent research, this virus usually spread from people to people through respiratory droplets ( This is a term used for the wet stuff that moves through the air) and contact routes. When an affected person sneezes, exhales, or coughs the droplets are released and are too heavy that they land down on the surfaces or floors. When an unaffected person touches the contaminated surface, and then his eyes, nose, or mouth the virus is transferred.

Breathing near someone who has COVID-19 also provides a route to the virus so avoid going near the affected ones without proper safety!


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This virus spreads quickly from person to person so you need to take some precautionary measures to stay safe. Here are some tips:

  1. Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly with alcohol made hand rub or soap. Using alcohol made hand rub kills the viruses that me be on your hand.
  2. According to the CDC, You must maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from every person.
  3. Hands touch many surfaces that may be contaminated and can pick up viruses so avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth as it can provide a route to the virus to enter your body.
  4. Whenever you sneeze or cough, try to cover your mouth with a tissue or inside of your elbow. Dispose of any tissue that you use right away.
  5. If you have minor symptoms like cough, tiredness, or fever, try to stay home and isolated. Ask someone to bring your medicines. And if you really need to go out for something really important, cover your face with a mask, wear gloves, and maintain distance with everyone.

Older people and those who are facing medical conditions like respiratory problems, heart problems, or cancer are at a greater risk of getting affected by COVID-19 due to their weak immune system.

People with a good immune system are somewhat in the green zone but they should take safety measures to stay out of this pandemic!