What is a ‘novel’ coronavirus?

A novel coronavirus (CoV) is a new strain of coronavirus.

The disease caused by the novel coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China, has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) – ‘CO’ stands for corona, ‘VI’ for virus, and ‘D’ for disease. Formerly, this disease was referred to as ‘2019 novel coronavirus’ or ‘2019-nCoV.’

The COVID-19 virus is a new virus linked to the same family of viruses as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and some types of common cold.

What you can do regarding this period or what you should do regularly

  • Use tissue while sneezing
  • Avoid Traveling
  • Stay At Home
  • Use mask if you go out
  • Wash your hands frequently with soap
  • Avoid Crowd
  • Be Safe.
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