Posted On: 21st March, 2020
Corona Virus is zoonotic. It means this type of virus is transmitted between animals and people. Common signs of the virus include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, headache and breathing problems. Recommendations to prevent coronavirus are hand washing on a regular basis, use of masks, covering the mouth when coughing or sneezing and Avoid half fry eggs and meat.
We don’t yet know how rapidly or easily the virus can spread. In China, sick people have been infecting others through person-to-person transmission since the start of January 2020.At least 3254 people in China have died from the virus.
Pakistan suspended all international flight operations for two weeks in a bid to contain the coronavirus pandemic, the civil aviation authority said.
"The Government of Pakistan has decided to suspend operation of all international passenger, chartered and private flights to Pakistan, effective from 21st March 2020 (2000 hrs PST) to 4th April 2020 (2000 hrs PST)," it said in a statement.
Cargo and diplomatic flights are exempt. Pakistan has reported three deaths and 481 confirmed cases of the coronavirus.
Iran says the number of confirmed cases of the new coronavirus reached 20,610 in the country, while the death toll was 1,556 after 123 new deaths were registered.
People across the world have been diagnosed with the coronavirus. Below is detail of confirmed coronavirus cases reported in the last 15 days across the world.
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