The COVID-19 or coronavirus disease is an infectious ailment that is being caused by a whole new virus and this disease also bears respiratory illnesses like flu with several symptoms like cough, fever and even breathing difficulties in severe scenarios. You can safeguard your own health by frequently washing your hands, avoiding touching your own face and also avoiding close contact (distance of at least 3 feet or 1 meter) with people who are sick.

The disease primarily spreads via contact with any person who is infected, whenever they sneeze or cough. It also spreads whenever any person touches any object or surface which has viruses on the same and then touches their nose, eyes or mouth accordingly.

Key statistics

  • Confirmed Cases- 416, 686 cases
  • Confirmed Deaths- 18, 589
  • Countries/Areas/Territories with Cases- 197

This information is till 26th March, 2020 02:04 GMT + 5:30 as per the World Health Organization (WHO) official statistical report.

Coronavirus Data – India

  • Cases- 660
  • Deaths- 14
  • Recoveries- 43

Death Statistics in India:

  • Madhya Pradesh: 1
  • Karnataka: 1
  • Delhi: 1
  • Maharashtra: 3
  • Punjab: 1
  • Bihar: 1
  • Gujarat: 3
  • West Bengal: 1
  • Himachal Pradesh: 1
  • Tamil Nadu: 1

State-Wise Coronavirus Cases:

  • Kerala: 112 (including 7 foreigners)
  • Punjab: 29
  • Delhi: 36 (including one foreigner)
  • Jammu and Kashmir: 11
  • Ladakh: 13
  • Rajasthan: 36 (including 2 foreigners)
  • Uttar Pradesh: 38 (including one foreigner)
  • Maharashtra: 124 (including 3 foreigners)
  • Karnataka: 51
  • Tamil Nadu: 26 (including 3 foreigners)
  • Telangana: 39 (including 11 foreigners)
  • Haryana: 21 (including 14 foreigners)
  • Andhra Pradesh: 10
  • Himachal Pradesh: 4
  • Gujarat: 43
  • Uttarakhand: 4
  • Odisha: 2
  • West Bengal: 11
  • Chandigarh: 7
  • Chhattisgarh: 6
  • Madhya Pradesh: 23
  • Bihar: 5
  • Puducherry: 1
  • Manipur: 1
  • Mizoram: 1
  • Goa: 6

Tips to avoid coronavirus

You should follow these tips to keep coronavirus at bay:

  1. Wash your hands regularly, cleaning them thoroughly with any alcohol-based hand rub or washing with soap and water.
  2. Maintain social distancing including a distance of at least 3 feet or 1 meter from anyone who is sneezing or coughing.
  3. Do not touch your nose, eyes and mouth since the hands may touch several surfaces which may be contaminated.
  4. Follow proper practices for respiratory hygiene. This means that you should cover your nose and mouth with tissue or your bent elbow whenever you sneeze or cough. The used tissue should be disposed immediately.
  5. If you have cough, fever or breathing difficulties, seek early medical care.
  6. Follow advice and guidelines issued by the healthcare provider.

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Protective Measures for those who have visited or are in areas where COVID-19 is fast spreading.

  • Follow all above mentioned regulations.
  • Stay in isolation at home if you are not feeling well even in case of mild headaches or runny noses till you recover.
  • If there is any cough, fever or breathing difficulty, get medical advice on a prompt basis.

Global (Country-Wise) Statistics for Coronavirus Cases / Deaths:

Here’s looking at the coronavirus data across the globe as of 26th March, 2020.

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Coronavirus World Tracker Update

  1. China: 81,285 / 3,287
  2. Italy: 74,386 / 7,503
  3. USA: 68,489 / 1,032
  4. Spain: 49,515 / 3,647
  5. Germany: 37,323 / 206
  6. Iran: 27,017 / 2,077
  7. France: 25,233 / 1,331
  8. Switzerland: 10,897 / 153
  9. UK: 9,529 / 465
  10. S. Korea: 9,241 / 131
  11. Netherlands: 6,412 / 356
  12. Austria: 5,588 / 31
  13. Belgium: 4,937 / 178
  14. Canada: 3,409 / 36
  15. Norway: 3,100 / 14
  16. Portugal: 2,995 / 43
  17. Australia: 2,766 / 12
  18. Brazil: 2,554 / 59
  19. Sweden: 2,526 / 62
  20. Turkey: 2,433 / 59
  21. Israel: 2,369 / 5
  22. Malaysia: 1,796 / 20
  23. Denmark: 1,724 / 34
  24. Czechia: 1,654 / 6
  25. Ireland: 1,564 / 9
  26. Luxembourg: 1,333 / 8
  27. Japan: 1,307 / 45
  28. Ecuador: 1,211 / 29
  29. Chile: 1,142 / 3
  30. Pakistan: 1,093 / 8
  31. Poland: 1,051 / 14
  32. Thailand: 1,045 / 4
  33. Romania: 906 / 17
  34. Saudi Arabia: 900 / 2
  35. Finland: 880 / 3
  36. Greece: 821 / 22
  37. Indonesia: 790 / 58
  38. Iceland: 37 / 2
  39. Diamond Princess: 712 / 10
  40. South Africa: 709
  41. India: 673 / 13
  42. Russia: 658 / 3
  43. Philippines: 636 / 38
  44. Singapore: 631 / 2
  45. Panama: 558 / 8
  46. Qatar: 537
  47. Slovenia: 528 / 5
  48. Argentina: 502 / 8
  49. Peru: 480 / 9
  50. Mexico: 475 / 6
  51. Colombia: 470 / 4
  52. Egypt: 456 / 21
  53. Croatia: 442 / 1
  54. Bahrain: 419 / 4
  55. Hong Kong: 411 / 4
  56. Estonia: 404 / 1
  57. Dominican Republic: 392 / 10
  58. Serbia: 384 / 4
  59. Iraq: 346 / 29
  60. Lebanon: 333 / 6
  61. UAE: 333 / 2
  62. Algeria: 302 / 21
  63. New Zealand: 283
  64. Lithuania: 274 / 4
  65. Armenia: 265
  66. Hungary: 261 / 10
  67. Bulgaria: 242 / 3
  68. Taiwan: 235 / 2
  69. Morocco: 225 / 6
  70. Latvia: 221
  71. Uruguay: 217
  72. Slovakia: 216
  73. San Marino: 208 / 21
  74. Costa Rica: 201 / 2
  75. Kuwait: 195
  76. Andorra: 188 / 1
  77. North Macedonia: 177 / 3
  78. Bosnia and Herzegovina: 176 / 3
  79. Tunisia: 173 / 5
  80. Jordan: 172
  81. Moldova: 149 / 1
  82. Vietnam: 148
  83. Albania: 146 / 5
  84. Burkina Faso: 146 / 4
  85. Ukraine: 145 / 5
  86. Cyprus: 132 / 3
  87. Faeroe Islands: 132
  88. Malta: 129
  89. Réunion: 111
  90. Brunei: 109
  91. Venezuela: 106
  92. Sri Lanka: 102
  93. Oman: 99
  94. Senegal: 99
  95. Cambodia: 96
  96. Azerbaijan: 93 / 2
  97. Kazakhstan: 88
  98. Belarus: 86
  99. Afghanistan: 84 / 2
  100. Ivory Coast: 80
  101. Cameroon: 75 / 1
  102. Georgia: 75
  103. Guadeloupe: 73 / 1
  104. Palestine: 71 / 1
  105. Ghana: 68 / 4
  106. Martinique: 66 / 1
  107. Trinidad and Tobago: 60 / 1
  108. Uzbekistan: 60
  109. Cuba: 57 / 1
  110. Montenegro: 53 / 1
  111. Honduras: 52
  112. Nigeria: 51 / 1
  113. Liechtenstein: 51
  114. RC: 48 / 2
  115. Mauritius: 48 / 2
  116. Channel Islands: 46
  117. Kyrgyzstan: 44
  118. Rwanda: 41
  119. Bangladesh: 39 / 5
  120. Bolivia: 38
  121. Paraguay: 37 / 3
  122. Mayotte: 36
  123. Macao: 31
  124. Monaco: 31
  125. French Guiana: 28
  126. Kenya: 28
  127. Jamaica: 26 / 1
  128. Gibraltar: 26
  129. French Polynesia: 25
  130. Guatemala: 24 / 1
  131. Isle of Man: 23
  132. Togo: 23
  133. Aruba: 19
  134. Madagascar: 19
  135. Barbados: 18
  136. New Caledonia: 14
  137. Uganda: 14
  138. El Salvador: 13
  139. Maldives: 13
  140. Tanzania: 13
  141. Ethiopia: 12
  142. Zambia: 12
  143. Djibouti: 11
  144. Dominica: 11
  145. Saint Martin: 11
  146. Mongolia: 10
  147. Equatorial Guinea: 9
  148. Cayman Islands: 8 / 1
  149. Haiti: 8
  150. Suriname: 8
  151. Niger: 7 / 1
  152. Bermuda: 7
  153. Namibia: 7
  154. Seychelles: 7
  155. Curaçao: 6 / 1
  156. Gabon: 6 / 1
  157. Benin: 6
  158. Greenland: 6
  159. Guyana: 5 / 1
  160. Bahamas: 5
  161. Fiji: 5
  162. Mozambique: 5
  163. Syria: 5
  164. Cabo Verde: 4 / 1
  165. Congo: 4
  166. Eritrea: 4
  167. Guinea: 4
  168. Vatican City: 4
  169. Eswatini: 4
  170. Gambia: 3 / 1
  171. Sudan: 3 / 1
  172. Zimbabwe: 3 / 1
  173. Nepal: 3
  174. Angola: 3
  175. Antigua and Barbuda: 3
  176. CAR: 3
  177. Chad: 3
  178. Laos: 3
  179. Liberia: 3
  180. Myanmar: 3
  181. St. Barth: 3
  182. Saint Lucia: 3
  183. Sint Maarten: 3
  184. Belize: 2
  185. Bhutan: 2
  186. British Virgin Islands: 2
  187. Guinea-Bissau: 2
  188. Mali: 2
  189. Mauritania: 2
  190. Nicaragua: 2
  191. Saint Kitts and Nevis: 2
  192. Grenada: 1
  193. Libya: 1
  194. Montserrat: 1
  195. Papua New Guinea: 1
  196. St. Vincent Grenadines: 1
  197. Somalia: 1
  198. Timor-Leste: 1
  199. Turks and Caicos: 1

Total: 471,802 / 21,297

In such challenging times, staying alert and safe is the need of the hour while praying for the fast recovery of those affected by the deadly virus. Do not panic and instead focus on following necessary guidelines and monitoring the situation. Here’s praying we all come out stronger from this crisis that has engulfed the entire world in its deadly grip.

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