Corona Virus Update – March 3 2020

The CDC reported today that there has now been a second death due to the Corona Virus in Washington State.

Current statistics are as follows:

  • Globally, there are 90,000 cases reported in 67 countries.
  • In the US there are 89 cases reported in 12 states including New York and Washington States
  • Delta Airlines announced it is suspending flights to Milan Italy
  • First case: December 1, 2019
  • OriginWuhan, Hubei, China
  • Symptoms: Initial flu-like symptoms, such as fever, coughing, breathing difficulties, fatigue, and myalgia
  • Incubation period: 1-14 days
  • Mode of transmission: Human-to-human transmission via respiratory droplets
  • Prevention tips: Avoiding close contact with sick individuals; frequently washing hands with soap and water; not touching the eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands; and practicing good respiratory hygiene