What is corona virus, will virus spread through sex?

The Coronavirus outbreak (officially known as Covid-19), which started in China, has so far killed 5,225,521 people across the globe and infected 262,457,910 (as on November 30, 2021).

The virus has spread to 224 countries. In India, 34,587,822 confirmed cases and 468,980 deaths have been reported so far, according to official figures released by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). To check the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, or Covid-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced nationwide lockdown till May, meaning the country’s 1.3 billion citizens — except those engaged in providing essential services — would not step out of their homes. This lockdown was extended a couple of times and lifted in a graded way starting June 2020.

Coronavirus in India and elsewhere: Total number of cases in India (state-wise) and all countries of the world… TRACK

What is coronavirus?

Coronaviruses are a large group of viruses that are common among animals. In rare cases, they can be transmitted from animals to humans. The spikes protruding from the virus’s membrane look like the sun’s corona. It is from this that the virus gets the name ‘coronavirus’. It causes illnesses of the respiratory tract, ranging from the common cold to severe conditions like SARS. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), a novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.

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