The deadly Coronavirus has already been confirmed in more than 20 countries around the world as the world continues to think of ways to contain it.
The total number of people who have died from the Coronavirus in China has hit 3,000 while the number of infections has moved past 85,000.
Here are the countries where the virus has been confirmed:
- North Macedonia
- The Phillippines
- South Korea
- Sri Lanka
- Unaited Arab Emirates
- United Kingdom
- United States of America
Coronavirus has an incubation period of between one day and 7 days (a week) making its level of spread hard to manage because it is not easy to notice. Countries around the world have put up measures to scan travelers from various countries.
The symptoms of this deadly virus include Coughing, Fever, Respiratory tightness, and Shortness of breath. In China, in some cities, people are dropping into the streets from the infection as the country struggles to contain it.
The virus is now in Africa with Algeria, Nigeria, and Egypt having confirmed cases.
Kenya, through the Ministry of Health, has said that measures have been put in place to ensure that the virus does not hit the country. The Ministry, however, has failed to state the exact measures put in place to contain the virus if it comes knocking.