Most people recover From Coronavirus

While it may be a small constellation, especially to those who have lost loved ones, most people do recover from COVID-19.

When compared with other coronaviruses such as SARS – which had a death rate of 11 percent – and MERS (34 percent), the death rate for COVID-19 is small, at just one percent.

Dr Shmerling wrote: “Estimates now suggest that 99% of people infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 will recover.

“The loss of life related to this illness is terrible and far more cases are expected, but based on the fatality rates alone, it could be far worse.”