Last update 26.06.2023
Facts About COVID-19
COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Coronaviruses are a group of viruses found in both animals and humans. In humans, coronavirus infections are recorded throughout the year, especially in autumn and winter.
- SARS-CoV-2 virus is spread by aerosols and tiny droplets produced when an infected person talks, sneezes, or coughs.
- Via direct contact with an infected person.
- Via indirect contact - touching surfaces and objects contaminated with respiratory secretions.