As per the latest Indian figures, the number of cases have risen to 43 as four new cases emerged from Kerala, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Jammu. The 43 that have been tested for the novel Coronavirus have been found positive from the 3,003 samples that were tested in the country. Out of these 40 are active cases, the initial three which were reported from Kerala have been treated and discharged.
Delhi CM: Delhi has 3 positive cases and 1 suspected case of corona virus. The 1st patient came in contact with 105 people, the 2nd patient came in contact with 168 people and 3rd patient came in contact with 64 people. All these people have been quarantined, their samples taken. pic.twitter.com/x7nhmzKSJq— ANI (@ANI) March 8, 2020
n yet another development, five cases of Coronavirus have been confirmed in Kerala, bringing the total to 39 positive cases in India. The health minister KK Shailaja has informed that the concerned individuals have been admitted to isolation wards. She has informed that three of the five new cases were people who had returned from Italy and two other were infected in Pathanamitta district itself. In total, Kerala had reported eight cases, three earlier ones have been treated and discharged.
Tamil Nadu Health Secretary Beela Rajesh: We are fully prepared. We have procedures to contain this disease. We have 1086 patients under home surveillance. #coronavirus https://t.co/yR7iARwd0O pic.twitter.com/zhcmM2H6gk— ANI (@ANI) March 8, 2020
As a precautionary measure to prevent the possibility of spread of COVID-19 amongst our children, Delhi Government has directed immediate closure of all primary schools (Govt/ aided/ private/MCD/NDMC) till 31/3/20— Manish Sisodia (@msisodia) March 5, 2020
One more case of coronavirus detected in Ghaziabad with travel history to Iran; confirmed cases now stand at 30: Official sources— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) March 5, 2020
In addition to Visa restrictions already in place, passengers traveling from /having visited Italy or Republic of Korea and desirous of entering India will need certificate of having tested negative for COVID-19 from the designated laboratories authorized by the health authorities of these countries. This will be enforced from 0000 Hrs of 10th March, 2020 and is a temporary measure till cases of COVID-19 subside.
Government of Sikkim stops Inner Line Permit including that to citizens of Bhutan from Thursday, in wake of the spread of coronavirus.