Two Indians infected by coronavirus in New Delhi and Telangana, Health Ministry reveals
New Delhiand Telangana reported two new cases of coronavirus.
- Patients from Delhi and Telangana have travel history from Italy and Dubai.
Ministry of Healthin a statement said the patients are stable and being closely monitored.
While addressing the press, today(March 2), Harsh Vardhan, the health minister said, the China and Iran e-visa as of now stand cancelled and if the epidemic spreads “restrictions may be extended to other countries also.”
Screening for identification of coronavirus infected people is going on in India on a large scale at every airport, where almost 5,57,400 have been screened,
Update on #COVID19: Two positive cases of #nCoV19 detected. More details in the Press Release.… https://t.co/1lX0JBIGNH— Ministry of Health (@MoHFW_INDIA) 1583139425000
The health ministry has said that both the patients are stable and are being closely monitored. It also said that the further details of their travels are being ascertained.
On February 27, the government of India on a special Air India flight evacuated 119 Indians, who were stranded onboard on a coronavirus hit cruise ship, Diamond Princess, in Japan.
Apart from that, the government has also rescued 76 Indians from China’s
The evacuated citizens were kept in the
The deadly virus is spread over 70 countries and has so far infected more than 88,000 people, including over 80,000 in China. China alone reported 42 new fatalities from coronavirus, on Sunday(March 2), taking the death toll in the country to over 3,000.
Just three days ago, Health Minister of Kerala, KK Shailaja, announced that the three students who had earlier tested positive for coronavirus, have now been cured after treatment.
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