Coronavirus in India: third case detected in Kasargod de Kerala
NEW DELHI: A third case of coronavirus was detected on Monday morning in India from Kasargod in Kerala. Around 2,000 people are under observation in the southern state of India, as the new virus claimed 361 lives worldwide. A day ago, a second Air India flight brought 323 Indians from the Chinese city of Wuhan. The government also issued a travel notice for people traveling from China.
Here is a look at the latest developments on coronavirus in India:1
A third case of the virus reported from KeralaOn Monday morning, Kerala health minister KK Shailaja confirmed that a third case of coronavirus tested positive in Kasargod de Kerala. On Sunday, Kerala also reported a second case of a new coronavirus in the country, and the patient is being monitored in an isolation room at the Alappuzha Medical College. The first patient who tested positive for coronavirus is in a stable condition at the Thrissur School of Medicine in Kerala.
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Around 2,000 people under observation in KeralaThe health department of Kerala has placed 1,924 people under observation in their homes and 75 have been admitted to isolation rooms in several hospitals. So far, 104 samples of suspicious cases have been sent for evidence. Of these, 36 results have been received and three were positive. In Alappuzha, four people have also been admitted to the general hospital.
India evacuates 647 Indians from Wuhan virus affected by virusIn the last two days, 647 Indians have been evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan through two special Air India flights. Wuhan is the epicenter of the outbreak. While 324 Indians were part of the first lot, 323 Indians and seven Maldives were evacuated on Sunday. Authorities said six Indians were unable to board the first flight since they were stopped by Chinese immigration officials after they reported high temperature. 4
Medical facilities in Manesar to quarantine Indians returning from WuhanThe Indians returning from China were quarantined at the army and navy facilities in Manesar. About 20 people were being accommodated in each tent with doctors checking their temperatures twice a day. Although food was provided to quarantined people, they were not allowed to meet anyone, including relatives.
Up to 252 Indians have been quarantined for a period of two weeks at the 300-bed Army facility in Manesar. The students and the employees were quarantined in a naval camp in Manesar in Haryana, while the men were housed in an army camp. They could stay under observation for a couple of weeks there.
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India issues new travel notices, prevents people from traveling to and from ChinaThe Cabinet Secretary of the Union held a high-level review meeting on the preparation for the new coronavirus with the secretaries of the Department of Health, Internal Affairs, Civil Aviation, Health Research and National Disaster Management Authority in the capital on Sunday.
The Ministry of Health of the Union in its new travel notice has said that Indians should refrain from traveling to China. In the case of travel, upon their return from China, they could be quarantined. Anyone with a history of travel in China from January 15, 2020, and from now on, could be quarantined.
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Seven Maldives aboard the Air India flight from the Wuhan virusSeven Maldives were aboard the special Air India flight that brought 323 Indian citizens from the city of Wuhan, affected by the coronavirus in China. Foreign Minister Dr. S Jaishankar said that the decision to bring the Maldives back as a result of India's first neighborhood policy. The news was confirmed by Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid on Sunday morning. Shahid conveyed his deep gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Foreign Minister Dr. S Jaishankar. Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih thanked India on Sunday for quickly evacuating seven Maldives 7
India suspends the installation of electronic visa for people traveling from ChinaIndia temporarily suspended the electronic visa service for Chinese travelers and foreigners residing in China on Sunday in view of the outbreak.
Due to certain current developments, traveling to India with electronic visas is temporarily suspended with immediate effect, the Indian Embassy in Beijing announced.
“This applies to Chinese passport holders and applicants from other nationalities residing in the People's Republic of China. Holders of electronic visas already issued may take into account that these are no longer valid, he said.
All those who have a compelling reason to visit India can contact the Indian Embassy in Beijing or the consulates of India in Shanghai or Guangzhou, as well as the Indian Visa Application Centers in these cities, he said.
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Impact on the Indian manufacturing industryIndia may lose business worth millions of dollars due to the Chinese coronavirus epidemic. Fear of the virus, as cases spread, as well as precautions threaten to interrupt the supply of components and the availability and launch of mobile phones, televisions and other electronic products. The flow of parts from top brands such as Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo, OnePlus, TCL, Lenovo, Apple and RealMe is likely to be affected.
It is also worrying for large contract manufacturers, such as Foxconn and Skyworth, who manufacture televisions in India largely with Chinese components, such as limited inventory levels in India. 9