Note: How coronavirus is transmitted?

Source : 112 Ukraine

Let us remind you some facts about the coronavirus COVID-19
21:52, 20 February 2020

Chinese coronavirus

Coronavirus COVID-19 is a respiratory virus. It is mainly transmitted by airborne transmission. It can be spread during coughing, sneezing, through saliva or nasal discharge.

Besides that, there is a chance to get sick through contact. For example, if the virus gets on the skin of the hand and a person rubs eyes.

The majority of cases of infection transmission is through people who had the discernible symptoms of the virus, but the medics say that it is possible to get infected from a person with light symptoms.

The incubation period which is a period between getting infected and the appearance of symptoms is 6 – 6 days. However, suspected cases are observed for 14 days.

On the surfaces, the virus can live for several hours.

Outside of the body, the virus can be dealt with a help of disinfection means.

Personal hygiene is also very important.   

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