CORONAVIRUS AWARENESS PART 2

Health

Coronavirus has affected 119 countries and territories so far including one 1 international conveyance (the Diamond Princess cruise ship). The mortality rate has been increased to 3.4% globally, according to the WHO report. Figures showing the current situation for Coronavirus as of 11 March 2020. UK health minister Nadine Dorries tests positive for COVID-19, with total confirmed cases in the UK stand at 373.

Presents cases                       Deaths                    Recovered

 119,375                                  4,300                        66,582

NEW CONFIRMED CASES

CHINA: 31+

SOUTH KOREA: 242+

SWITZERLAND: 11+

NORWAY: 1+

DENMARK: 78+

AUSTRIA: 24+

BAHRAIN: 2+

CANADA: 3+

ISRAEL: 1+

CZECHIA: 1+

THAILAND: 6+

TAIWAN: 1+

VIETNAM: 1+

ROMANIA: 2+

POLAND: 3+

HUNGARY: 1+

MALDIVES: 2+

SRI LANKA: 1+

HONDURAS: 2+

USA: 16+

PANAMA: 7+

AFGANISTAN: 2+

PARAGUAY: 3+

NEW DEATH CASES

CHINA: 22+

SOUTH KOREA: 1+

USA: 1+

INDONESIA: 1+

PANAMA: 1+

Italy, Iran and South Korea are the most infected countries after China, with more than 25000 combined cases of infected people so far. The number of cases is increasing day by day, Indosnesia recorded its first death and Panama recorded its first Central America’s death case due to coronavirus. Doctors using alternate medicines for curing this virus still no medicine has been discovered which can cure this infection.

ITALY

The death toll has been increased by 36%  

IRAN

Death toll jumps to 237

US

5 new cases in Georgia.

8 new cases in Florida.

first 2 cases in Michigan.

Death numbers increased to 31

INDIA

Total reported: 62

J&K: 1 case

Tamil Nadu: 1 case

Telangana: 1 case

Laddakh: 2 cases

Punjab: 1 case

Haryana: 1 case

Delhi: 4 cases

Karnataka: 4 cases

Maharashtra: 5 cases

UP: 8 cases

Rajasthan: 17 cases

Kerala: 17 cases

New cases including a three-year-old child in Kerala, two in Pune, one in Delhi, a factory worker in Agra, Uttar Pradesh and one from Jammu.

Italians who arrived Punjab tests positive in preliminary test, confirmation results are still awaited from NIV, Pune.

Kerala is on High alert, the number of infected people is increasing, the government has shut down the schools and movie halls to avoid gathering.

Sikkim, Arunachal & Mizoram banned entry for foreigners.

Indian origin man dies of coronavirus in UK.

Medicinal Drugs Used for Treatment of COVID-19

The first approved coronavirus drug used by China – FAVILAVIR

REMDESIVIR was given to the first known coronavirus patient in US and he recovered very well.

Two trials of this medicine are under process, results expected in April.

The Drug Controller General of India has approved a restricted use of a combination of two drugs- LOPINAVIR & RITONAVIR, for coronavirus. This combination of drugs generally used for HIV patients.

Natural Remedy for COVID-19

Tinospora Cordifolia or Giloy, Ocimum Sanctum or Tulsi, and Turmeric or Haldi.A juice of these 3 herbs can be used to cure infection because they have the most anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties, increases immunity and if immunity is strong only then a person can be protected from COVID-19”, according to yoga guru BABA RAMDEV. Doing yoga or exercise regularly can also boost immunity and make a person mentally strong.

Symptoms

The most common symptoms are:

  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath

COVID-19 shows flu-like symptoms like cough, fever. These symptoms can develop into pneumonia, shortness of breath, chest pain for people having other chronic diseases with most affected people are considered to be aged ones.

Pre-existing conditions that can be dangerous:

  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Diabetes
  • Chronic respiratory disease
  • Hypertension

Symptoms tend to appear after 5 days but can take up to 14 days after being infected from this virus.

Complications in people with COVID-19:

Precautions

First of all, don’t panic and stay updated with the advisories issued by health departments. Keep your nearest help center number and before going for check-up first confirm,they have the testing kit used for COVID-19 or not.

  1. Keep your hands clean, wash for at least 20 sec before touching your face or eating food.
  2. If you feel sick, don’t panic, stay at home, call helpline number issued by the local health department. If not, visit the C.D.C website for next step.
  3. Use elbow while sneezing instead of hands.
  4. Keep 30 days of medicines, home supplies and resources ready at home.
  5. Keep your children away from infected person and teach them good hygiene practices.
  6. Use mask only if you are infected to stop spreading it further.
  7. Clean and disinfected your daily used items like mobiles with disinfected containing 60% of alcohol.
  8. Avoid close contact with a person having symptoms of COVID-19 and stop handshaking for a while instead, use other styles to greet like Indian traditional style “NAMASTE”.

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