NEW YORK: A British doctor in a study stated that the coronavirus can spread to others while a patient is speaking.
United Nations on Twitter shared a message from a British doctor in which he said that in 40 percent of the people, the coronavirus might spread through the conversation of an infected person.
He said that only the use of a face mask can stop the coronavirus particles. The coronavirus has affected 23 million people in the world while 812,982 deaths have occurred. The number of people recovering from the virus is more than 16 million.
The United States ranks first among countries infected with the coronavirus, with 5,874,146 people infected and 1,80,604 dead. In the last 24 hours, 363 people have lost their lives in the United States.
The number of corona patients in Brazil is 3,65,783 and there have been 114,772 deaths. India is the third most affected country by the coronavirus with 3,16,348 cases and 57,692 deaths.
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In Russia, 956,749 people were affected by Corona and 121 people were killed in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 16,383.
The first 5 million cases of coronavirus in the world were reported in 185 days while the last 5 million cases came to light in just 18 days. The first case of coronavirus was reported in China last year in December.