The magnitude at which the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread is unprecedented, with the number of confirmed cases rising rapidly each day. It’s impact is far reaching and has – understandably – caused wide-scale panic amongst businesses and the general public.
The hospitality industry has already seen mass cancellations across rooms, events and conferences. This is certainly a worrying time for hoteliers, with many closing their doors in a bid to prevent further spread of the virus.
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) website states:
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which may cause illness in animals or humans. In humans, several coronaviruses are known to cause respiratory infections ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). The most recently discovered coronavirus causes coronavirus disease COVID-19.
Confirmed Coronavirus cases: