The current situation across the globe is getting worse day by day. The epicentre of virus first shifted from Wuhan, China to Lombardy, Italy and now it has shifted to New York, USA.
Below is the data update as on March 29, 2020 1900 hrs IST:
Strategies for preventing transmission of the disease include maintaining overall good personal hygiene, washing hands, avoiding touching the eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands, and coughing or sneezing into a tissue and putting the tissue directly into a waste container. Those who may already have the infection have been advised to wear a surgical mask in public. Physical distancing measures are also recommended to prevent transmission.
Many governments have restricted or advised against all non-essential travel to and from countries and areas affected by the outbreak. However, the virus has reached the stage of community spread in large parts of the world. This means that the virus is spreading within communities, and some community members don’t know where or how they were infected