If you caught that disease from another person or animal, it is called a communicable disease. These illnesses are usually caused by viruses or bacteria and are passed through the air, through contact with contaminated surfaces, or through contact with bodily fluids. Examples include colds, the flu, or HIV.
Coronavirus is actually a family of virus. there are a different types of coronavirus(including common cold!) the one which we are facing is called the novel coronavirus. it is also known as silent killer.