Corona virus (COVID-19) is a serious respiratory condition caused by n-COV, a novel strain of infection that has not been previously identified . The World Health Organization (WHO), on March 11, 2020, declared this has a pandemic disease, as the number of cases of COVID-19 outside China has increased by 13-fold and the countries affected by this deadly disease has tripled. As per the latest reports, there are more than 118,000 cases in 114 countries, and 4,291 people have lost their lives.
Lack of availability of an effective vaccine or a structured treatment approach has been the root cause for this deadly viral disease spreading across several countries and infecting numerous healthy individuals’ day by day. COVID- 19 is a serious respiratory illness activated by a novel strain of the corona virus, a zoophytic microbe originated from an animal in a wet market in Wuhan, China. The signs and symptoms of this grave illness include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. With infections spreading at an alarming rate doctors are advising people who had a travel history to affected countries with or without symptoms or who had close contact with an infected person.
Avoid going to work or school
Do not travel or go to any public transport
Avoid visiting places where you can come into contact with large groups of person.
The government of India has issued certain specifications for prevention from covid-19
Isolate yourself in a ventilated single-room preferably with an attached or separate toilet. Any close family member who needs to stay in the same room should maintain a distance of 1 meter.
Avoid contacting vulnerable people, the elderly, pregnant women, children and individual with comorbid conditions within the house.
To completely restrict the movements within and outside the house.
Should avoid attending under any situations any social or religious gatherings.
Washing the hands thoroughly with soap and water or hand sanitizer
Avoid sharing personal belongings and utensils with other family members.
Use a surgical mask at all times and dispose of the used mask after 6-8 hours, never reuse the disposable masks.
Used masks should be discarded by burning or burying after disinfecting it with sodium hypochlorite solution or ordinary bleach solution (5%).
If there are any symptoms like cough, fever or breathing difficulty, immediately contact or inform the nearest health centre or call 011-23978046.

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