India reported its third instance of novel coronavirus today. A person who had gone to China’s Wuhan before tried positive in Kerala today, state health minister KK Shailaja affirmed.
“The patient is under treatment at the Kanjangad District Hospital in Kasaragod,” the health minister said.
“The patient’s condition is stable,” the official added. This is the third case in Kerala after deadly coronavirus claimed more than 300 lives in China. A person who also had a history of travelling China had tested positive on Sunday.
India Reported 3rd Case of Coronavirus in Kerala
Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province in central China, is the center of the flare-up. Over the world, it has been accounted for in 24 nations, including India.
The loss of life in China’s coronavirus plague taken off to 361 with 57 deaths. China’s National Health Commission in its daily report said that 2,829 new instances of coronavirus were accounted for across the nation on February 2, taking the total number of infection to 17,205.
In the rise of the worldwide epidemic, India gave a fresh travel advisory on Sunday. Individuals are approached to abstain from going to China. Anybody with travel history in China since 15th January 2020 and starting now and into the foreseeable future could be isolated, Health ministry said in an announcement.
The central government likewise suspended giving e-visas, to Chinese identification holders and candidates of different nationalities living in China.
“Due to certain current developments, travel to India on e-visas stands temporarily suspended with immediate effect. This applies to holders of Chinese passports and applicants of other nationalities residing in the People’s Republic of China,” the Embassy of India in Beijing said on Twitter.
India has so far emptied more than 600 Indians, for the most part, students, stranded in Wuhan after the World Health Organization announced the coronavirus flare-up a worldwide epidemic.
In the midst of the worldwide flare-up, the Central Government asked all the clinics over all states and Union domains (UTs) to get ready isolation wards. Health authorities kept on screening all travelers originating from China and Hong Kong at more than 21 airports. Immigration and other staff members at air terminals have been sharpened and ambulances are on reserve.