The Covid-19 Virus emerged according to many in late November in Wuhan, Hubei Province China, at a local Wet Market. The Virus has spread to more than 180 countries including China. The Virus jumped species and is in the same category of Viruses such as MERS and SARS. Corona virus has affected almost every country in the world, Also than 90% of the global COVID-19 cases are currently outside China.
A large number of economically and technologically advanced countries in the world have fallen victim to the virus
Meanwhile, developed countries such as the United States and Italy and developing countries such as Sri Lanka have fallen victim.
Thousands of people have lost their lives and many more are recovering from an infection which on paper appears to have a fatality rate of anywhere between 1–3% but still is not fully defined as many cases are mild enough to go unrecognized.