New Delhi: The Coronavirus i.e. COVID-9, Union Health Minister Dr. Harshvardhan said that 402 people have been kept in various rooms of ITBP Hospital in Delhi. All reports have come negative and their condition is stable. 645 people were brought to India from Wuhan, China.
World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tredos Adnom has stated that WHO has named COVID-9 for New Corona virus-prone pneumonia. It is noteworthy that the number of people who died of coronavirus in China has increased to 1,113, while the number of infected patients has also increased to 44,653. Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that so far the corona virus has spread to 28 other countries outside China. This has resulted in two deaths in Hong Kong and the Philippines. He said that due to the havoc of the Coronavirus, the Central Government had issued a notification to all the states on 17 January itself.
He said that in India, PM Narendra Modi himself is monitoring this matter. He said that screening for the coronavirus is being done at 21 airports in the country. Also, people coming to and from ports and borders along Nepal are being screened. At the same time, the export of the N95 mask was stopped initially as a precaution.