The coronavirus pandemic caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome (COVID-19) was first known in Wuhan (Chinese province Hube) in December 2019. It was identified as a pandemic by the World Health Organization on 11 March 2020.
The COVID-19 is spread through close contact and via respiratory drops produced when somebody coughs and sneezes. People may also get the coronavirus by touching their mouth, nose, and eyes. Spread the COVID-19 may be possible before symptoms emerge. The time between exposure and symptoms appears to range from two to fourteen days. Typical symptoms include fever, cough, and brevity of breath.
On 19 March 2020, Italy reached China as the country with the most reported deaths. The infection then quickly spread throughout the world. In most other countries, the first infected people came from China or Italy.
By 26 March 2020, the U.S. had overtaken China and Italy with the world’s highest number of confirmed cases. India is in second place in terms of the number of cases of coronavirus after the United States.
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According to John Hopkins University, as of 06 September 2021, more than 220 million cases of COVID-19 have been recorded in 210 nations, resulting in more than 4.6 million deaths.
The number of infections and deaths continues to rise.
Nowadays, SARS-CoV-2 has many variants.
COVID is evolving to become more transmissible. For example, the Alpha and Delta variants are more infectious than the initial virus distinguished nearby Wuhan in China.
The map below created by @maps_black shows SARS-CoV-2, the most common variants of coronavirus at present.