Coronavirus Live Updates| Positive Cases In India Rises To 31 (Photo Credit: File Photo - PTI Image)
As many as 3,337 people have so far died across the world due to coronavirus outbreak, also known as COVID-19, as China reported 28 new deaths on Saturday. Over 1 lakh people have been diagnosed with the coronavirus disease globally. Also, the number of coronavirus cases in India climbed to 31. The COVID-19 outbreak emerged late last year in Hubei in central China, but has now spread to more than 60 countries around the world. It is to be noted that the COVID-19 outbreak emerged late last year in Hubei in central China, but has now spread to more than 60 countries around the world.
So far, 31 people have tested positive for coronavirus in India, according to the Union Health Ministry. A total of 29,607 people are under observation of Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) network as on March 5 for possible exposure to novel coronavirus.
The ISKCON will not regulate entry of visitors at Mayapur in Nadia district during 'Doljatra', the festival of colours in West Bengal, on Monday, in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, an official said. The Mayapur temple, the global headquarters of ISKCON, witnesses a large turnout of foreign and domestic pilgrims during the festival of colours every year.
Three more persons tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday, taking the number of confirmed cases in the country to 34, as the government stepped up efforts to combat it with Prime Minister Narendra Modi directing officials to identify places for sufficient quarantine facilities and make provisions for critical care.
Amid growing concern over the spread of coronavirus, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Saturday said it is monitoring the situation closely and there is no need to panic. Principal Secretary, the Planning, Development and Monitoring Department, Rohit Kansal, said the primary schools in Jammu and Sambha districts have been shut till March 31 as a precautionary measure.
West Bengal: Border Security Force (BSF) North Bengal Frontier has restricted civilians to watch Integrated Check Post (ICP) Fulbari Joint Retreat between Border Security Force (BSF) and Bangladesh Guards Bangladesh (BGB) from today, in view of coronavirus.
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An Iranian lawmaker died from the novel coronavirus on Saturday, state news agency IRNA reported, one of several officials to succumb to the illness in the epidemic-hit country.
Dehradun: Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat holds a meeting with top officials of all the departments to discuss preparedness for #COVID19. CM says, "Teams of all concerned depts are working together. There has been no suspected case of #CoronaVirus in the state till now." pic.twitter.com/TS62w4yDbn
— ANI (@ANI) March 7, 2020
2 More Cases Reported
Total confirmed coronavirus cases in India mounted to 33 as Amritsar reported two positive cases on Saturday.
Health Ministry Official: To educate people on the preventive measures against the spread of COVID-19, the Central government has put pre-call awareness messages on BSNL and Jio phone connections.
PM Narendra Modi: I request people to not believe in hearsay and rumours on what to do and what not to do on coronavirus, whatever doubts you have please consult your doctor.
Health Ministry Official: To educate people on the preventive measures against the spread of COVIDー19, the Central government has put pre-call awareness messages on BSNL and Jio phone connections.
Here are the list of National Laboratories testing for #COVID19
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J-K Govt: Test reports of the 2 suspected patients from Jammu received. High probability of testing positive. Both kept in isolation and are stable. The two had left the hospital against medical advice and had to be brought back.
Rohit Kansal, Jammu and Kashmir Principal Secretary (Planning): All primary schools in Jammu and Samba districts of J&K to be closed till March 31 with immediate effect. All biometric attendance in J&K to be suspended immediately till March 31.
Jammu and Kashmir Government on coronavirus: Test reports of the 2 suspected patients from Jammu received. High probability of testing positive. Both kept in isolation and are stable. The two had left the hospital against medical advice and had to be brought back.
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