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Coronavirus Outbreak | Why Covid-19 Is A Disease Of Pandemic Proportions?

Mar 14, 2020 10:55 AM IST health and fitness health and fitness
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The coronavirus which emerged from Chinese city of Wuhan late last year has quickly spread to become a pandemic, the first declared by WHO since 2009. The virus which have now spread to over 100 countries has led to lock down of cities and businesses across the world. The virus had led to the death of over 5000 people and infected more than 1.3 lakh people across the globe but India has relatively been safe because the number of confirmed cases stand at just above 80 which is lower than another major countries around the world. But with the pandemic spreading fast, is India doing enough to contain the spread of disease? And what makes Coronavirus a pandemic?

India

  • Active Cases

    4,312

     
  • Total Confirmed

    4,789

     
  • Cured/Discharged

    352

     
  • Total DEATHS

    124

     
Data Source: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India
Updated: April 07 (06:00 PM)
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World

  • Active Cases

    994,698

     
  • Total Confirmed

    1,365,065

    +19,061
  • Cured/Discharged

    293,879

     
  • Total DEATHS

    76,488

    +1,834
Data Source: Johns Hopkins University, U.S. (www.jhu.edu)
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