RML Hospital In Delhi Sets Up First Corona Virus Isolation Ward
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Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital located in Delhi has set up a dedicated ward as a preparedness action against Novel Corona Virus (nCoV) in case anybody is scanned positive here.
The union health ministry of India tweeted on Wednesday that 12,828 passengers from 60 flights arriving in India from china have been screened. Till today, no nCoV case has been detected in the country. The passengers are being screened at seven identified airports in India.
Embassy of India in Beijing also published advisories stating that the relevant Chinese authorities have assured all assistance to residents of Wuhan, including food supply. At present, it is reported that government run supermarkets and e-commerce services, including food delivery continue to remain operational in Wuhan.
Mission is in touch with Indians in Wuhan and relevant Chinese authorities. We are closely monitoring the evolving situation. We have also started hotlines for those who wish to get in touch with @EOIBeijing. @MEAIndia @DrSJaishankar @SecySanjay @SecretaryCPVOIA @CPVIndia pic.twitter.com/5Pw9tdS9Lg— India in China (@EOIBeijing) January 23, 2020
As per the reports coming from Chinese media, A total of 571 confirmed cases of 2019-nCov in 25 provinces (autonomous regions, municipalities) have been detected including 95 severe cases and 17 deaths (all from Hubei Province). 4928 cases have been put under observation.
In order to fight Novel Coronavirus (nCoV), Chinese authorities have shut down all public transportation in the Wuhan city. Local buses, long-distance buses, subway and ferry remained temporarily closed starting at 10am on Thursday reported state media. All flights and train scheduled to depart from Wuhan remained suspended to curb Novel Corona Virus.