Diagnoses of Coronavirus in America #Infographic

 Diagnoses of Coronavirus in America #Infographic

According to the CDC and John Hopkins University 566 cases of coronavirus have been reported in the USA. Washington reported the first respiratory disease outbreak, and the infection has since spread to 31 states across America.

The states of Washington and California are the hardest hit with over 110 reported cases each. Posts from New York are gathering steam, too, and Monday hit 107. Other states affected by viruses include Connecticut, Florida, South Carolina, Nebraska, Texas and Georgia.
A total of 22 deaths were recorded in Texas, California and Florida. 16 Of those deaths, in a nursing home in Washington's King Nation. Authorities have closed off the building.

Already thousands of Americans are obeying the' self-quarantine' scheme. This implies that those suspecting recently being exposed to the virus or traveling to an infectious nation should isolate themselves in order to avoid spread.

Additional coronavirus patients can also be seen arriving in the United States on the Grand Princess cruise. The ship Grand Class Cruise is carrying at least 21 confirmed cases of infectious disease. The ship has docked in Oakland, California today, and health officials have made 14-day plans to quarantine both the infected and the offenders at the naval base. This is also expected that other passengers must undergo medical screening before they return to their respective homes.

Coronavirus is an infectious disease that is transmitted by droplets produced by sneezing and coughing. It is easily transferable and thus protective measures are required to avoid contamination. The U.S. has also encouraged the citizens to take a preventive approach to reduce the outbreak. This means washing hands regularly, and not touching the nose.

As of this writing, health scare has taken more than 4,000 lives worldwide and the figures are rising every day. Many people have avoided traveling due to fear of an outbreak, while schools are still off for 3 million kids.

 Diagnoses of Coronavirus in America #Infographic

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