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COVID 19

Coronavirus disease or COVID 19 is a respiratory disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The first case of condition was identified at Wuhan in China in December 2019. From its inception the disease has spread in around 180 countries and infected around 125 048 people taking around 4613 deaths lives. 1 In India, the disease has affected 110 people and has taken 2 lives.

Causes

COVID 19 is a disease with high infectivity and low mortality. The disease spread through droplet infection. Droplet infection means that disease spread from affected person to healthy person through the water droplets of infected person expelled through cough or sneeze.

Signs

Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and even death.

Treatment

Treatment is symptomatic. There is no cure available yet. Most patients recover through symptomatic treatment. However, patients with comorbid conditions are higher risk of serious infection.

Prevention

As virus spread through droplet infection, social distancing is the key to prevent COVID 19 infection. Important tips of prevention are as follows:
1. Stay away from large gatherings
2. Wash your hands regularly
3. When water and soap are not available, use alcohol-based sanitizer
4. Practice hand hygiene and respiratory hygiene
5. If you have symptoms, quarantine yourself and contact government helpline number of your state

Updated by 23 June 2020

Sr No State Helpline No Total Cases
CURED/ DISCHARGED/ MIGRATED
Total Deaths
1 Andhra Pradesh 8662410978
9372
4495 111
2 Arunachal Pradesh 9436055743 139 21 0
3 Assam 6913347770 5586 3521 9
4 Bihar 104 7825 5781 55
5 Chhattisgarh 077122-35091 2303 1513 12
6 Goa 104 864 152 1
7 Gujarat 104 27825 19919 1684
8 Haryana 8558893911 11025 5916 169
9 Himachal Pradesh 104 727 437 8
10 Jharkhand 104 2137 1469 11
11 Karnataka 104 9399 5730 142
12 Kerala 0471-2552056 3310 1749 21
13 Madhya Pradesh 0755-2527177 12078 9215 521
14 Maharashtra 020-26127394 135796 67706 6283
15 Manipur 3852411668 898 250 0
16 Meghalaya 108 44 37 1
17 Mizoram 102 141 9 0
18 Nagaland 7005539653 280 141 0
19 Odisha 9439994859 5303 3863 15
20 Punjab 104 4235 2825 101
21 Rajasthan 0141-2225624 15232 11910 356
22 Sikkim 104 78 29 0
23 Tamil Nadu 044-295105009 62087 34112 794
24 Telangana 104 8674 4005 218
25 Tripura 0381-2315879 1237 782 1
26 Uttarakhand 104 2402 1521 28
27 Uttar Pradesh 18001805145 18322 11601 569
28 West Bengal 3323412600 14358 8687 569

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