COVID-19

 COVID-19 Info

(As of August 10, 2020)

What are Coronaviruses? A large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases. Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans. So keep in mind that information is constantly evolving.

COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 12, 2020. What is a pandemic? A global outbreak of a disease

Stats (from CDC website, updated frequently)

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/cases-updates/cases-in-us.html

  • Total cases: 5,023,649
  • Total deaths: 161,842

How does it spread?

  • Person to person contact
  • Respiratory droplets from infected individuals
  • Contaminated surfaces

Some symptoms 

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sore throat

Preventative measures

  • WASH YOUR HANDS
  • Avoid close contact (social distancing)
  • Stay home if you develop sickness
  • Disinfect frequently
  • Listen to the experts

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