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Update On COVID-19: Two More Positive Cases Reported

On February 27, a special Air India flight carrying 119 Indians, who were stranded onboard a coronavirus-hit cruise liner , Diamond Princess, off Yokohama port in Japan had landed in New Delhi.

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Two more cases of COVID-19 or novel coronavirus are detected in New Delhi and Telangana, the govt confirmed on Monday. The patients had travelled to Italy and Dubai before they were tested positive. So far, no official vaccination has been developed for the deadly coronavirus. These are the primary confirmed positive coronavirus cases in both Delhi and Telangana. Notably, three coronavirus cases were also been detected in Kerala and West Bengal each. All three coronavirus cases in Kerala were discharged from hospital.

"The person from Delhi features a travel history from Italy, while the one from Telangana features a travel history from Dubai," the statement said.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health has said both the patients are stable and are being closely monitored. More details of their travels are being ascertained.

On February 27, a special Air India flight carrying 119 Indians, who were stranded onboard a coronavirus-hit cruise liner , Diamond Princess, off Yokohama port in Japan had landed in New Delhi. aside from this, the govt has also rescued 76 Indians from China's Wuhan region, which is that the epicentre of the new coronavirus outbreak.

The government has said it's closely following the developments in China within the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also written to President Xi Jinping, expressing India's commitment to help China.

The number of cases across the planet also are rising. The deadly virus that first emerged in China in December last year has spread to quite 70 countries and has infected quite 88,000 people, including over 80,000 in China. China's National Health Commission (NHC) said on Sunday it received reports of 202 new confirmed cases of coronavirus on Sunday, taking the entire number of cases within the mainland to 80,026. On Sunday alone, China reported 42 new fatalities from the novel coronavirus outbreak, taking the price within the country to over 3,000.

Apart from China, the amount of individuals infected in Italy now stands at 1,576. Deaths in Iran from coronavirus have hit 43, the very best number outside China, and therefore the total number of infected people has risen to 593. Total 36 people have also died thanks to the virus within the country. a minimum of two persons have already died within the US too.


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