The name of the COVID-19 pandemic is derived from the coronavirus disease that started in 2019. It is caused by coronavirus 2 virus of severe acute respiratory syndrome. It was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan City, the capital of Hubei Province in the People’s Republic of China. A group of sick people with an unknown type of pneumonia were reported. Most affected individuals were linked to workers at the Wuhan South China Wholesale Seafood Market. The World Health Organization recognized it as a pandemic on March 11, 2020.