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Coronavirus: Two more fresh cases reported, count in India rises to 45

Coronavirus: Two more fresh cases reported, count in India rises to 45

Coronavirus Live Updates: The number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 43 on Monday after four fresh cases were reported from Jammu and Kashmir, New Delhi and Uttar Pradesh and Kerala, respectively, officials in the Health Ministry said. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Monday said the government is prepared to deal with novel coronavirus and his ministry is sending directives, including guidelines, to states in all the languages on ways to contain it. Earlier today, the health minister chaired a review and coordination meeting with L-G Anil Baijal, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, mayors of the Municipal Corporations of Delhi and senior officials of various departments.

In Kerala, a three-year-child, who had recently returned from Italy via Dubai, tested positive earlier in the day. Officials in Kochi said the child was admitted to Kalamassery medical college and her parents were also moved to isolation wards. Jammu and Kashmir reported its first case after a man, who had recently travelled to Iran and South Korea, tested positive for the virus.

Here is the latest breakup of cases from across the world:

Break up of total COVID-19 cases in India

# Kerala: Nine positive coronavirus cases. A three-year-old today was admitted in the hospital.

# Ladakh: Two persons tested positive. They have a travel history to Iran

# Jammu and Kashmir: First case reported today

# Tamil Nadu: One person, who has a travel history to Oman, has contracted the disease

# Delhi: Four confirmed cases. One of the infected persons has travelled from Italy, another from Malaysia

# Rajasthan: Sixteen Italian tourists in Jaipur and one Indian who accompanied them got the infection

# Uttar Pradesh: One man who returned from Tehran contracted the disease; another case reported today; six family members of a Delhi patient tested positive in Agra

# Telangana: One who tested positive has Dubai travel history, Singapore contact

# World: 1,05,836 Coronavirus cases reported across the world which included 3,595 deaths across 95 countries.

Inputs and image from theindianexpress

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