Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Delhi

Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Delhi

Overview

The novel coronavirus is a new strain of the coronavirus that has been around awhile. The illness caused by the novel coronavirus has been named Covid-19. The condition originated in the city of Wuhan, in China, in 2019 and rapidly spread to over 157 countries and territories. Most cases outside of China have been reported in Italy, Iran, South Korea and Spain.

Over 20,542,728 people have been affected worldwide. It is important to note, however, that 13,460,635 people have recovered.

For live updates on Indian figures, you can refer here.

Patient Safety Measures at Sitaram Bhartia Hospital

Patient safety and security is of utmost concern to us, which is why we have implemented certain measures to protect you and your loved ones.

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What You Need to Know about Covid-19

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Only 15% require hospitalisation and 5% require critical care.

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Show your love for your parents and grandparents by keeping yourself and your children safe! Avoid gatherings and practice hand hygiene.

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Practice ‘social distancing’ which means avoid going to crowded places such as cafes, restaurants, malls etc unless it is absolutely essential.

As per government guidelines, it is mandatory to wear a mask at public places. Wearing a face mask will help prevent the spread of infection. You should refrain from using the mask with a valve as it filters the air you breathe in but not the air you breathe out.

Community spread simply means that the virus has spread in a community wherein source and chain of infections is difficult to be established.

As of now, there is no data to suggest that the virus can be spread through mosquitoes. The main mode of transmission is from person to person.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pregnancy and Covid-19

How does Covid-19 affect pregnant women? Dr Anita Sabherwal Anand, Obstetrician-Gynecologist answers.

Are pregnant women at a higher risk of developing Covid-19?

Does Covid-19 have any adverse effect on pregnancy?

What precautions should pregnant women take?

Children and Covid-19

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Precautions for Everyone

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