Coronavirus Latest Updates : 15 Italian tourists in India test positive, confirms AIIMS
March 04, 2020 10:54 AM IST
Mumbai is reportedly running out of masks and non-contact thermometers just as multiple coronavirus cases crop up in north India
Coronavirus in US Latest Updates: Tensions rise as death toll in United States reaches 9
Tensions over how to contain the novel coronavirus have escalated in the US as the death toll climbed to nine and lawmakers expressed doubts about the government's ability to ramp up testing fast enough to deal with the crisis.
All of the deaths have occurred in Washington state and most were residents of a nursing home in suburban Seattle. (Input from AP)
March 04, 2020 10:39 AM IST
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Coronavirus in India Latest Updates: 15 of the 21 Italian tourists, at the ITBP quarantine center in Delhi, have tested positive for COVID-19, news reports suggest. They had been quarantined on arrival. More details awaited. This would take the total confirmed cases in India to 18.
March 04, 2020 10:25 AM IST
Coronavirus in India Latest Updates: District Magistrate Gautam Buddha Nagar has confirmed that six Noida residents who were in touch with the 45-year-old Delhi man, have tested negative. However, they will remain under home quarantine for 14 days.
March 04, 2020 10:20 AM IST
Coronavirus in India Latest Updates: Uttara Singh, Director/Principal of the Shriram Millennium School, Noida has written to parents saying that that the school has received confirmation from the CMO and DM Gautam Buddha Nagar, and that the results of the coronavirus test for all children and family members is negative.
“They are all under home quarantine for the next 14 days as they need to be under observation,” the message adds.
A Delhi man, before testing positive, had thrown a birthday party for his son who is a student of Shriram Millennium School. This has triggered fears that the son's schoolmates who attended the party could be at risk.
As a precautionary measure, the private school where the kids study, has been shut for the remainder of the week.
March 04, 2020 10:14 AM IST
Coronavirus in India Latest Updates: Two private schools in Agra, Uttar Pradesh have been shut as a precaution, News18 has reported. Samples of six COVID-19 suspects from Noida tested negative, but they will remain under observation for the next 14 days.
March 04, 2020 10:10 AM IST
Coronavirus in India Latest Updates: Union Cabinet, in its meeting, is discussing the novel coronavirus outbreak, News18 has reported.
March 04, 2020 10:07 AM IST
Coronavirus impact on the market: Equity benchmarks Sensex and Nifty opened on a choppy note today tracking persistent foreign fund outflow and tepid cues from global markets as concerns over the economic fallout of coronavirus epidemic continued to weigh on investor sentiment.
March 04, 2020 09:55 AM IST
Coronavirus in India Latest Updates: 15 Italian tourists, who were quarantined on arrival have tested positive for COVID-19, News18 has reported.
March 04, 2020 09:53 AM IST
In Points | Airlines suspend flights due to coronavirus outbreak
> Air India flights to Shanghai and Hong Kong remain suspended until June 30.
> American Airlines has extended suspension of China and Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region) flights through April 24.
> British Airways has suspended extended its flight suspension until April 17.
> KLM has said it would extend its ban on flights to Chengdu, Hangzhou and Xiamen in China to at least May 3. It expects to resume flights to Beijing and Shanghai on March 29.
> Lufthansa has extended China flight cancellations until April 24.
> Qatar Airways has suspended services from February 1 until further notice.
> Singapore Airlines has suspended or cut capacity on flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Xiamen and Chongqing, some of which are flown by regional arm SilkAir. (Inputs from Reuters)
March 04, 2020 09:44 AM IST
Coronavirus in China Latest Update: 38 new fatalities reported in China, death toll at 2,981
Novel coronavirus infections have shown signs of slowing in China with 38 new fatalities being reported. The death toll in China is 2,981.
Till last night, a total of 80,270 confirmed cases of the virus were reported in China.
March 04, 2020 09:38 AM IST
Intel employee in Bengaluru potentially exposed to coronavirus, under quarantine
Intel has said one of its employees in Bengaluru has "potentially been exposed" to coronavirus and is currently under quarantine.
The technology giant also said it has implemented precautionary measures like travel restrictions, increased frequency of office sanitisation, and work-from-home provisions in India. (Input from PTI)
March 04, 2020 09:32 AM IST
Amazon confirms first case among US employees
Amazon Inc. has told Reuters that an employee in Seattle, United States has tested positive for coronavirus.
"We are supporting the affected employee who is in quarantine," a company spokeswoman said.
The company had earlier said that two employees in Milan, Italy, had been infected with the virus and were under quarantine.
March 04, 2020 09:27 AM IST
Coronavirus LIVE Updates | News agency ANI has quoted Kochi Port Trust PRO Jijo Thomas as saying that an Italian luxury cruise ship 'Costa Victoria' docked in Kochi yesterday. Thomas said that a total of 459 passengers disembarked, out of which 305 are Indians. All passengers were screened for respiratory symptoms and fever.