Background: The widespread of novel coronavirus is a global concern. With each passing
day, the novel coronavirus is making its new borders. Research has revealed that the virus produced in
bats and was transmitted to humans firstly in Wuhan, Hubei province of China in December 2019. The
contagion has been significantly acting as a vulnerable threat to the copious world.
Objective: The purpose of this review is to provide the valuable and detailed information about the historical
background, origin, classification, morphology, transmission pattern, symptoms, treatment parameters,
number of cases as well as the preventive measures of the corona-virus disease 2019 (COVID-
Methods: The disease is transmitted to people by inhalation or close contact of infected droplets. To
split the sequential chain of this contagious disease, we need to know about its symptoms, ways of
transmission, preventive measures and safety guidelines.
Results: The widespread of COVID-19 is a global concern. The morbidity rate due to COVID-19 is increasing
regularly. As for now, there is no specific cure, vaccine and treatment; the lives can be saved
only by following the preventive measures and safety guidelines.
Conclusion: Several clinical trials are in progress for the development of a suitable vaccine to combat
this disease. This review shall be helpful in providing detailed information regarding the novel coronavirus
so that the sequences of such infection can be reduced.