It is a viral disease caused a virus called corona virus. Actually Corona virus is a family of viruses. They caused debase in animals. It can transferred from animals to human by touch. It is just cold like symptoms. Two corona viruses Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers) & severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars) are much differ. They killed more than 1500 people till now. In 2002 it was observed, but COVID-19 is new corona virus. It is also a dangerous corona virus. Initially the mortality rate was 2% while now it is 3.4% according to WHO report till March 2020. [Source]
Fist Human corona virus named B814 was identified in 1960s. That was cause infection only in upper respiratory tract. Mostly children were infected by it. Since 2003 new 5 corona viruses has been characterized.
Below this you can get the information about total no of Corona virus cases, daily basis new cases, total deaths and new deaths on daily basis round the globe and as well as country wise. Countries are listed according to the number of cases and deaths and updated day by day. (Source)
If any person feel the symptoms above mentioned, he need to call his doctor about them and inform him about your feelings and travel you have done. You also inform about the peoples you have meat. (Source)