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EJMI. 2020; 4(3): 284-288 | DOI: 10.14744/ejmi.2020.51867

Review of Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in India on Available Database

Deepti Yadav1, Rahul Yadav2
1Department of Zoology, Indira Gandhi University, Rewari, Haryana, India, 2Disease Investigation Laboratory, HPVK Mahendergarh, (LUVAS Hisar), Haryana, India

Novel coronavirus also known as severe acute respiratory syndrome human coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) was emerged from Wuhan, China and have taken catastrophic form globally. India being a dense populated country is also in second stage of virus transmission. Bats were considered as its primary host but COVID-19 disease became pandemic via human to human transmission by droplet nuclei. The incubation period ranges upto 14 days and main symptoms of disease were noticed as atypical pneumonia, fever, difficult breathing, decreased SPO2 level and ultimately death due to respiratory failure depending upon immune status of the patients. India has witnessed 229 deaths so far while more than 6500 cases have been confirmed for COVID-19. Presently India has 21days complete lockdown and taken all immediate preventive measures for control of the disease. We aimed collection and compilation of scattered information about COVID-19 in India and so that this could be used in a suitable manner to combat the disease. Keywords: COVID-19, India, novel coronavirus

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Yadav D, Yadav R. Review of Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in India on Available Database. EJMI. 2020; 4(3): 284-288

Corresponding Author: Deepti Yadav

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