Jaipur: In India, total number of confirmed coronavirus cases rise to six on Tuesday after an Italian tourist in Jaipur tested positive for infection. Separately, eight suspected cases of the Novel Coronavirus were detected in India on Tuesday leading to two schools being shut in Noida and the Health Ministry issuing fresh directives on travel and ensuring self-protection. PM Narendra Modi via a tweet urged citizens not to panic and aksed to work together to contain the epidemic. Arvind Kejriwal also called a meeting with health minister to check preparedness of the Union Territory, business standard reported.
According to the World Health Organisation, there are 90,853 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 3,122 deaths reported globally in 67 countries. Coronavirus death toll in China climbed to 2,943 with 31 more deaths, while 125 confirmed cases were reported, the lowest since the virus outbreak in the country, Chinese health officials said on Tuesday. Meanwhile, six people died of the deadly virus in the United States,