The deadly coronavirus has wreaked havoc across the world, emerging as one of the biggest threats to humans while killing thousands and crippling the economy.
At least 39 confirmed cases of the viral infection. have been reported in India. In view of the outbreak, all primary schools in Delhi -- both government and private --were ordered to remain shut from March 6 to March 31.
Worldwide, the total number of people infected with novel coronavirus or COVID-19 has passed 100,000 while 3,500 have died across 95 nations and territories.
In recent weeks, several events such as movie premieres, concerts and gatherings involving public crowds have been cancelled to combat the rapidly spreading virus.
The virus has spread to at least 70 countries including Italy, Iran, US, Saudi Arabia, claiming hundreds of lives.
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4:20 PM: Iran reports 49 new coronavirus deaths, raising the toll to 194.
3:48 PM: Ten people were killed after a hotel used as a quarantine facility amid the coronavirus outbreak collapsed in southeast China's Fujian province.
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1:50PM: Delhi government has ordered DTC, cluster buses, metro, hospitals to be disinfected everyday.
1:45PM: Delhi CM Assures People | "We are fully prepared to deal with coronavirus; don't need to panic," says Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.
12:26PM: Arunachal Pradesh government has decided to temporarily suspend issuing Protected Area Permits (PAPs) to foreigners to check the spread of coronavirus, officials said on Sunday. Foreigners require PAPs to enter the state that shares a border with China.
12:15PM: Among the five infected people in Kerala, three had returned from Italy on February 29, two others were their relatives. All the five have been isolated in Pathnamathitta general hospital and are under observation.
11:55PM: Five New Cases In Kerala | In fresh coronavirus cases in Kerala, five people have tested positive, said state Health Minister K K Shailaja. Number of total confirmed cases in India has now reached 39.
11:30 AM: Malaysia and Thailand have barred a cruise ship carrying about 2,000 people, including dozens of Italians, from docking due to fears about the new coronavirus, an official said Sunday.
10:00 AM: Italian Cities Under Quarantine | Millions of people were placed under forced quarantine in northern Italy early on Sunday as the government approved drastic measures in an attempt to halt the spread of the deadly coronavirus that is sweeping the globe.