Total coronavirus cases has crossed one lakh globally, with almost 3,500 deaths. Outside China, a total of 20,290 cases has been recorded around the world since the epidemic began, including 414 deaths. So far, India has 34 confirmed cases of coronavirus.
An Indian national is among 15 new cases of the deadly coronavirus in the UAE, taking the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 45, health officials have said.
Amongst the deadly disease outbreak, J&K government has issued a statement saying all Primary classes in Jammu and Samba districts shall remain suspended till 31st March.
Furthermore, 2 foreign nationals have been quarantined in Goa for suspected virus transmission. Italian couple tests positive for the COVID-19 virus in Rajasthan. Amidst the outbreak, discussions are going on whether IPL should be postponed till the virus is curbed.
"The state has been put on high alert following confirmation of five coronavirus positive cases. Those returning from Covid-19 affected countries should immediately contact the health authorities," Vijayan said in a statement.
The samples of 258 people admitted in hospitals for suspected exposure to novel coronavirus in Maharashtra have returned negative and they have been discharged, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Sunday. Maharashtra has not reported any positive case of coronavirus so far, Tope said.