Coronavirus: 2 fresh cases confirmed in Delhi, Telangana

Two more positive cases of the novel coronavirus — one in Delhi and another in Telangana -were reported, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday

Coronavirus: 2 fresh cases  confirmed in Delhi, Telangana
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Two more positive cases of the novel coronavirus — one in Delhi and another in Telangana -were reported, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday.

The person from Delhi had travelled to Italy, it said adding he is being diagnosed at RML hospital.

The other person with the coronavirus infection has a travel history to Dubai, the ministry added.

"Both the patients are stable and being closely monitored," the ministry said.

Italy is reeling under swelling cases of the coronavirus infection.

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said, 2 positive cases of coronavirus in Delhi and Telangana. Their travel history is from Italy and Dubai; Total positive cases in India till now is 5.

As the situation develops, the travel restrictions may be further extended to other countries also, said Harshvardhan

“Screening of passengers being conducted at 21 airports, 12 major seaports, and 65 minor seaports. 5, 57,431 passengers have been screened so far at airports and 12,431 passengers have been screened on minor and major seaports.”

Under the travel advisory, existing visas including e-visas will remain suspended for China and Iran. As the situation develops, the travel restrictions may be further extended to other countries also, said the Health Minister

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