Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

About Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

COVID-19 is an illness caused by a coronavirus. The virus spreads similar to the flu, and symptoms include fever, cough, and difficulty breathing. The best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other infections is to wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. The disease was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei, China in December 2019. In March 2020, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a pandemic.