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HomeHealthCovid-19 Updates in 1.5 Years

Covid-19 Updates in 1.5 Years

Coronavirus status as on May 27, 2021

Origin of Coronavirus

A new deadly emerged virus named coronavirus or COVID-19. The virus causes contagious diseases to human beings. Covid-19 was first identified in Wuhan, China in December 2019. The virus has been spread across the globe in over 220 countries. Consequently, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global pandemic in March 2020.     

Global Covid-19 Cases

WHO’s Region Wise Situation Updates

Covid-19 Cases in India

Confirmed Corona Positive and Death Cases in India by May 27, 2021

Also read: Managing Mental Health during COVID-19

Covid-19 Symptoms

Most of the common symptoms of coronavirus disease are fever, dry cough, and tiredness. Some other common symptoms are aches and pains, sore throat, diarrhea, conjunctivitis, headache, loss of taste & smell, and a rash on the skin or discoloration fingers. The symptoms are visible in an infected person within 5 to 6 days and sometimes it may take up to 14 days.

Treatment

Treatment of Covid-19 is possible mostly self-care followed by medication. Self-care is like being at home quarantine if affected by the virus.  Self-isolation is being alone in a separate room at your home. Physically the infected person should be away from the other members of the family during the quarantine period. Working person should avoid going to office and students should avoid going to school. Covid detected person should not go go public place for his own safety and for other as well. The necessity can be supplied to the the person.

If a person find above mentioned symptom, he/she should get tested and should seek for medical advice. People need to follow the social distancing, use sanitizer properly, wear a mask and wash hand frequently.

Vaccination

Covid-19 vaccine is available. The vaccine increase immunity power in the body and thus provide safeguard from the virus.

Vaccination Status Worldwide

Vaccination Status in India

Coronavirus continues to spread and needs to take steps to protect yourself and around you. Avoid close contact regularly, clean your hand, wear a mask, use sanitizer and maintain social distance.

Stay Home, Stay Safe
Sangita Kumari
A law student at Vinoba Bhave University.

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