PREVALENCE, SYMPTOMS AND EFFECTIVE MEASURES AGAINST NOVEL COVID-19 VIRUS

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Kainat Munir
Saira
Sobia Wali Muhammad
Sonia Ali
Abdul Manan
Imad Gul
Muhammad Saeed
Nadia Sharif

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More than 0.4 million people have died as a result of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which has so far impacted close to 7 million people. There have been numerous instances of gender disparities in COVID-19 infections and fatalities. According to reports, COVID-19 is a highly contagious illness with symptoms include fatigue, fever, dry cough, and sore throat. The published literature on occurrence and gender-wise prevalence of COVID-19 is rare in Pakistan. Therefore, the present study was planned to compare the gender, age-wise and year-wise distribution of COVID-19 in population of district Mardan. The data were collected between January 2022 and April 2022 from the population of district Mardan, Pakistan. A total of 13994 cases were collected from Mardan Medical Complex and District Head Quarter Mardan. Amongst these 2358 (18%) were found positive and 10942 (82%) were found negative. Between the positive cases, the rate of COVID-19 was (58.9%) among males and (41%) among females.


 

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