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A Novel Coronavirus (CoV)) is a new strain of coronavirus. The disease caused by the novel coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, China has been named coronavirus diseases 2019 (COVID-19) – “CO” stands for corona, “VI” for virus and “D” for disease. The COVID-19 virus is a new virus of common cold. Like other respiratory illness, it can cause mild symptoms including a runny nose, sore, throat, cough and fever. It can be more severe for some persons and can lead to people and people with pre-existing medical conditions appear to be more vulnerable to becoming diseases including the COVID-19, it alone will not stop infection. Washing hands and avoiding contact with potentially infected individuals is the best way to reduce the risk of infection. It is possible for people of any age to be infected with the virus, but it is important to note that so far there have been no reported fatalities of children linked to the COVID-19 virus, The virus is fatal in rare cases, mainly with older people with pre-existing medical conditions. The virus is transmitted through direct contact with respiratory droples of an infected person 9generated through coughing and sneezing). And touching  surface contaminated with the virus. The COVID-19 virus may survive on surface for several hours, but simple disinfectants can kill it.

Coronavirus Disease-2019

Who/ What Year/ Time Event/ Activity Place
Novel Coronavirus 2019 (i) —————- Wuhan, China
(ii)————-   transmit the disease to others  
Older people   (iii)—————  
(iv)————   breathing difficulties  
Wearing medical mask   (v) —————-  
(vi)————   kill coronovirus on surface  

5.Write a summary of the above passage in your own words.

6.Match the parts of sentence given in column “A” “B” and “C” to write five complete sentences.

Column A Column B Column C
(a)Coronavirus diseases-19 (i)broke out in December 2019 (i) discovered novel coronavirus
(b)It is caused (ii) to all provinces in China (ii) a pandemic on 11March 2020
(c) It first (iii)was then closed (iii) market in Wuhan, China
(d) It was linked (iv) is a (iv) in Wuhan, China
(e) The maket (v) declared COVID-19 (v) as well as many countries overseas
(f) The virus rapidly spread (vi) by the most recently (vi) contagious diseases
(g) Subsequently, WHO (vii) to a seafood and wet animal (vii) on 1 January 2029

A.1.Make five sentences using parts of sentences from each column of the table below.

Coronavirus are between two and fourteen days after exposure to the virus
The new strain of coronavirus, COVID-19 was first reported in Wuhun, China in December 2019
COVID-19 include to be more prone to severe illness
Symptoms may enters A family of viruses that can cause respiratory illness in humans
The most common symptoms appear flu-like symptoms such as fever, dry cough and shortness of breath
Those with a weakened immune system   human body through mouth, nose or eyes

2.Complete the sentences.

(a) Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) is an infectious disease ————–

(b) Most people ———– experience mild to moderate respiratory illness

(c) ———- can protect one from getting affected with COVID-19.

(d) If you feel unwell, ———————.

(e) We can prevent coronavirus disease —————-.

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