Officials said one new case has been reported from Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu, and Kashmir, adding that no deaths have been reported yet.
Jaishankar visits Srinagar, Parents of Students stranded in COVID-19 struck by Iran confirmed The Minister of Foreign Affairs S. Jishankar on Monday Srinagar confirmed all assistance to the parents of stranded Kashmiri students in Coron-stricken Iran where 194 people died due to the epidemic. Jaishankar’s visit is gaining importance given the fact that it is not common for the Indian External Affairs Minister to go to Kashmir or interact with the locals regarding their problems abroad. (IANS)
Checkpoints begin searching for anyone who can be infected
A doctor and health workers are examining the body temperature of a man coming from Bangladesh at the Indo-Bangladesh border as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, at the Fulbari Border checkpoint, about 16 km from Siliguri. (AFP)
Dubai travel and tourism fair postponed due to coronavirus
Exhibition organizers said on Monday that a regional travel and tourism fair in Dubai in April has been postponed until June 28 – July 1 due to an outbreak of the coronavirus. The Arab Travel Market was scheduled for April 19-22 (Reuters)
53 foreign tourists under observation in Uttarakhand
Dr. Saroj Nathani, chief medical officer of Haridwar, said that 53 foreign tourists are being monitored in the Haridwar area after symptoms of Coronavirus appear.
Fifty-three foreign tourists are still being monitored in the Haridwar area. Of the 53 foreign citizens, 14 people were recently admitted while 39 were already under observation,” she said. (Ani)
Delhi presidents meet to discuss the outbreak
A neat solution?
People walk through the “auto sterilization portal” in the hope of avoiding the spread of the new Coronavirus outside a mall in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday 9 March 2020. (AP)
The test results of the man who died in the isolation ward at WB Hospital do not show any Coronavirus infection
The results of a blood test and an examination of a diabetic man who died in the isolation ward of a hospital in Murshidabad district in West Bengal revealed that he did not die from the new coronavirus but “for other reasons”, a senior official of the state health ministry said on Monday.
The 33-year-old died in Murshidabad Hospital and Hospital on Sunday, a day after he entered there with symptoms of the Coronavirus, after returning from Saudi Arabia. (PTI)
Rajasthan Minister of Health says this Holi avoid using Chinese products
Rajasthani Minister of Health Raghu Sharma on Monday appealed to people to avoid using Chinese products on Holi in the wake of the horror of the Coronavirus.
He said the situation in the country is under control, but people should remain vigilant and consult doctors if they have any symptoms such as fever or coughing.
“People should try to avoid using Chinese products and chemical-based colors on Holi,” he said in a video message. “Natural color or goal should be used.” (PTI)
Delhi airport takes precautions
Corona Virus: 43 cases confirmed in India
India bans cruise ships from entering PortsIndia has banned all foreign cruise ships from its ports due to the Coronavirus, with a European ship removed from Mangalore in the south at the weekend, officials said Monday.
Cruise ships are seen as breeding grounds for the deadly virus, with more than 700 deaths and six diamond-related deaths held off Japan last month. (AFP)
Delhi HC issues advisory to avoid rallies
The Delhi High Court on Monday issued public advice asking people to avoid unnecessary overcrowding in the court building as a precaution to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.
“One must avoid going to crowded places. Therefore, defenders, the general public and litigants are required to adhere to the guidelines/advisory issued by the NCT government in Delhi and avoid unnecessary overcrowding in the court building.” (AN)
Coronavirus may force Americans to avoid crowds and cancel cruises; A senior US health official said on Sunday that older Americans, especially those with chronic medical concerns, should avoid large social gatherings and airline flights, given the rapid spread of the Coronavirus, as investors prepare for another volatile week in the financial markets. (Reuters)