First Case Of Coronavirus Reported In Delhi

by GoNews Desk 4 months ago Views 1461
The Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has stated that 2 positive cases of coronavirus in Delhi and Telangana have been recorded. “Their travel history is from Italy and Dubai; Total positive cases in India till now is 5”, he said.

Dr Vardhan said that as the situation develops, travel restrictions may be further extended to other countries also.

(Union Health Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan, at the briefing on coronavirus in Delhi on Monday)

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Screening of passengers is being conducted at 21 airports, 12 major seaports, and 65 minor seaports. “We advise Indians to avoid non-essential travel to China, Iran, Korea, Singapore, and Italy”, the Health Minister said.

So far, there have been 3,000 deaths from the coronavirus with over 88,000 cases worldwide, with infections on every continent except Antarctica.

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