The new Coronavirus (technical name: COVID-19) currently affects 145 countries and union territories across the globe. As on Mar 13, 2020, 83 cases of confirmed coronaviruses have been reported in India. 

With new cases coming to light, 52 testing sites have been designated for testing of COVID-19 across all states and UTs in India. 

While there is so much news and information all over the internet about the spread and prevention of the outbreak, without a doubt, a few myths and fictions are also floating around. Believing in any of these myths can be more dangerous than the disease itself.

Here are some of the most common misbeliefs about Coronavirus along with the actual facts that you should be aware of:

This information is important and must be shared with all. It is recommended to stay hydrated, stay away from people who are sick or down with a cold/ cough/ fever and maintain hand & face hygiene at all times to avoid catching an infection.