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    Corona Virus confirmed cases in the country increase to 50

    Published on March 10, 2020

    Six fresh confirmed cases of Novel Corona virus have been reported in the country taking a total number of confirmed cases to 50. These new cases have been reported from Bengaluru and Pune. Briefing media in New Delhi on Tuesday, Special Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Sanjeeva Kumar said, government is keeping close watch and taking effective steps to contain the spread of COVID19, Novel Corona virus.

    Mr Kumar said, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan spoke to the patients in Medanta and Safdarjung hospitals through video call and enquired about their health. He said, all the patients are recovering well. Mr Kumar said, the Minister also spoke to the Health Ministers of different states and Union Territories including Kerala, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Punjab.

    Sanjeeva Kumar said, Cabinet Secretary on Tuesday reviewed the situation and issued a fresh advisory. He said, more than 100 countries across the world have reported cases of COVID19. Mr Kumar said, e – visa and existing visas for France, Germany and Spain are suspended with immediate effect.

    Mr Kumar said, there has been no death in the country due to novel Coronavirus so far.