30 Positive Cases Of Coronavirus, No Holi Meet In Rashtrapati Bhawan

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30 Positive Cases Of Coronavirus, No Holi Meet In
So far, 30 cases of the deadly coronavirus, which originated in China’s Wuhan, have come to light across the country. Out of these 30 cases, 27 cases have been reported in the last two days, and there are 16 Italian citizens among them. Ghaziabad reported its first case on Thursday. The patient is a middle-aged man with a recent travel history to Iran, media reports said.

Meanwhile, there will be no ‘Holi Milan’ function at the Rashtrapati Bhawan this year due to the coronavirus.

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After the coronavirus infection was confirmed in a Paytm employee working at its Gurugram office on Wednesday, Paytm has asked all its employees to work from home for the next few days. This Paytm employee had recently returned from a vacation in Italy.

Several companies have, for the time being, banned their employees from going abroad given the growing risk of the coronavirus.

Amid this, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority has issued a circular to insurance companies and asked them to prepare an insurance policy design which covers the cost of treatment of the coronavirus.

Along with the central government, state governments are also engaged in preparations to deal with the dangerous virus on a war footing. Isolation wards for coronavirus patients have been set up in several cities in the country. 

On Wednesday, Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, assured people that there is no need for anyone to be scared or jittery. He also said that all passengers of all international flights will now be screened at airports in India.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP Chief J.P. Nadda and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will not take part in any ‘Holi Milan’ function this year.

More than 3,200 people have died so far from the coronavirus across the world. After China and Iran, now Italy is facing the full onslaught of the coronavirus, where the virus claimed 107 lives so far.

Amid this, Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, has said that people should use the ‘Namaste’ greeting to prevent contracting the coronavirus.

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