It’s likely that the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) originated in an animal species, and then spread to humans.
Person to person spread of the novel corona virus is reported, but it is not yet understood how easily this happens.
Other human coronavirus strains are spread from person to person through contaminated droplets from a person who is sick with the illness (through coughing or sneezing) or contaminated hands.
Coronavirus strains are also spread from to persons through contaminated objects that were used by a person who is already infected with the disease
It can take up to 14 days for symptoms of coronavirus to appear. The main symptoms to look out for are:
The spread of Coronavirus can be effectively prevented by following the steps mentioned below:
Wash hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
Cover coughs and sneezes with tissues.
Cover your nose and mouth by wearing a mask whenever you go outside.
Following is a detailed demonstration of how to wash your hands whenever you come from or go outside yoour home: