Coronavirus in India: What we know so far

The coronavirus has been named 2019-nCoV, the SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) outbreak started in a city called Wuhan, in Hubei district of China on January 30. It has killed 426 people across the world and infected more than 20,000 in China itself.

42 COVID-19 cases confirmed

Three more positive cases of coronavirus were reported from India today, the total number of COVID-19 patients in the country went up to 42.

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Number rises to 28 in India

Fifteen Italian tourists tested positive in preliminary tests for the novel coronavirus in New Delhi taking the total number of confirmed cases to 28 in India.

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Sixth confirmed case

After two new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Delhi and Telangana on Monday, an Italian tourist in Jaipur was detected with the virus taking the cases of the virus to six.

India's health ministry had earlier confirmed that doctors had detected two fresh cases of COVID-19.

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Two new confirmed cases

India reported two more cases of coronavirus in Delhi and Telangana, taking the tally of the infected people to five.

The person from Delhi had travel history from Italy, while the other from Telangana had come from Dubai.

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Third confirmed case

The third confirmed patient for the SARS-like pathogen was reported in Kasaragod, Kerala on February 3. The person was treated at the Kanjangad District Hospital in Kasaragod. The patient's condition is currently stable.

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Second confirmed case

Second confirmed case of the novel virus was reported in India on February 2. The patient was also a resident of Kerala. 

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Visa

Visa

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Mask export banned

On January 30, Indian government banned the export of personal protection equipment such as masks and clothing amid a global coronavirus outbreak.

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First confirmed case

The first confirmed case of the novel virus was reported on January 30. The patient was a student of Wuhan University in China. He was in a stable condition and was kept in isolation at a hospital. His condition was being closely monitored.

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First suspected case

Three suspected cases of the coronavirus were reported in Delhi. The three people had flu-like symptoms after they returned from China. However, all three of them were discharged on January 30. 

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