The COVID-19 PANDEMIC is a popular CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC. Which is an ongoing global PANDEMIC of CORONA VIRUS diseases since 2019.
COVID-19 caused by severe acute respiratory SYNDROME CORONA VIRUS 2 (SARS-COVID-19).
Start Of COVID19
The outbreak was first identified in “WUHAN” CHINA, in DECEMBER 2019. The world health organization declared the outbreak a public health emergency of international concern on 30 January 2020 and a PANDEMIC on 11 March.
This virus primarily spread between people during close contracts. most often via Small droplets produced by coughing, sneezing, and talking. The droplets usually fall to the ground or onto the surface rather than traveling through air over long distances. However, research as of June 2020 has shown that speech-generated droplets may remain airborne for tens of minutes less commonly. People may become infected by touching their faces. It is most contagious during the first three days after the onset of symptoms although the spread is possible before symptoms appear and from people who don’t show symptoms.
Common symptoms include fever, cough, fatigue, shortness of breath, and loss of Sense of smell.
The time from exposure to onset of symptoms is typically around 5 days but may range from 2-14 days.
Lockdown during COVID19
As you know CHINA was the first country to put a lockdown into effect in a bid to curb the spread of CORONA VIRUS across the nation.
It has been nearly one month since CHINA imposed a lockdown on “WUHAN”. The CORONA VIRUS emerged on 23 January official shutdown of all Urban transports networks and suspended all outgoing flights putting Wuhan’s 11 million residents under QUARANTINE.
23 January to 8 April 2020 (2 months 2 weeks and 2 days) most of Hubei ended on 25 March 2020 WUHAN lockdown ended on 8 April 2020.
Worldwide there are 25, 5,501,615 cases recorded in just May 2020. CORONA VIRUS enormously infected some countries. 213 countries and territories around the world have reported a total of 9,369,576 confirmed cases of the CORONA VIRUS from WUHAN, China, and a death toll of 480,095 deaths. The U.S has 2,424,492 confirmed cases and the death record is 123,476.
India has 456,552 confirmed cases and deaths 14,484.
Italy has 238,833 confirmed cases and deaths 34,675.
Saudi Arabia 164,144 confirmed cases and deaths 1,346.
U.A.E has 45,683 confirmed cases and 305 deaths.
Afghanistan has 29,640 confirmed cases and 639 Deaths.
Pakistan has 188,926 confirmed cases and 3755 deaths .
COVID19 PANDEMIC IN PAKISTAN
In Pakistan, Covid-19 first case was declared on 26 February 2020 and till march 18 there are more than 300+ cases registered in all four provinces. The two autonomous territories and the federal territory of Islamabad.
About 185,034 confirmed cases, 73,471 recoveries, and 3,695 deaths from start to 23 June 2020. Sindh was recorded with the most confirmed cases as more than 69,600, while Punjab reported the most deaths total of 1435.
According to a report by the federal government, Pakistan could have expected 50,000 cases of the covid19 by 25 April.