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Coronavirus in Kerala: 633 people under observation in Kerala

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The patient is kept in isolation in a hospital. With this, the total number of people under isolation in hospitals are 84. They were admitted to the hospital on Saturday and were kept under observation. The virus is believed to have originated late last year in a food market in the Chinese city of Wuhan that was illegally selling wildlife. Click and stay updated with the latest headlines For all the latest , download.

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Coronavirus: 11 Including 7 From Kerala Under Watch In India Over Wuhan Virus Fears

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The tradition continues during the coronavirus outbreak as well. Amid the outbreak of coronavirus in China, India has cancelled all visas from the country. Turning panic into vigilance Kerala realised during Nipah days that the public at large was its best ally in its fight to contain the virus spread but that their support would not be had if they panicked. Both the students had travelled together to Kochi from Wuhan. The 2019-novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV is a new strain of cornoviruses and has not been previously seen in humans. Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Zafar Mirza took to Twitter to share the development in the wake of concerns that Pakistan lacked capacity to test the deadly virus.

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In Kerala, one of 3 coronavirus

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On Sunday, the Kerala government had announced the results officially, thereby clearing that the Indian student from Wuhan who had tested positive on January 30th has now tested negative when the results of the fifth tests were released. The advisory stated that during their stay in China, if they feel sick and have fever and cough, then they should cover their mouth while coughing and sneezing, seek medical attention promptly and report to the Indian Embassy in China. While making a statement in the assembly, the health minister said the swab samples of all the people who have been put in the isolation wards of different hospitals are being tested once in two days. Its effects can range from cough and fever to kidney failure and even death. The first patient admitted in the Thrissur Medical College Hospital on January 30 will also be released in a couple of days, said doctors at the medical college hospital. Screening for coronavirus underway at airports across India.

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Coronavirus outbreak highlight: Karnataka places border districts under surveillance

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The batch of passengers are likely to reach Alwar on Sunday evening for quarantine. A thermal screening facility was opened at the Thiruvananthapuram airport on Tuesday to scan passengers coming from the neighbouring country, they told reporters. To this end, as and when the news of the coronavirus outbreak began globally, the state had set in place an extensive system of regular checks and conducted even mock drills at public hospitals in search for possible patients. These aren't the only form of coronaviruses. More than 20,000 passengers returning to India from mainland China and Hong Kong have undergone thermal screenings at airports. Japan was also preparing to expand the scope of its screening for the virus, and test criteria after initial tests failed to detect the virus in some people who were later found to be infected, Health Minister Katsunobu Kato told reporters. Most cases so far are in people who have been in Wuhan, family members of those infected, or medical workers.

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Coronavirus in Kerala: Coronavirus declared 'state specific disaster' in Kerala

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On the ground, a public health official and a panchayat president paired themselves to lead monitoring teams in every village. He also said that there was no need to panic in the wake of the virus outbreak and proper precautions were being taken. Chief Minister as a state disaster and the Centre has set up a Group of Ministers GoM to monitor measures taken across the country to prevent the further spread of the virus. Upon arrival they will be housed in Delhi for a period of quarantine. In one district, Malappuram, these local workers even helped to block a marriage, facing considerable heat from the one family, upon learning that the groom had returned from China.

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India’s first coronavirus patient discharged from Kerala hospital

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This is happening even as India has flown out two planeloads of its citizens from Wuhan, and countries around the world are increasingly walling off China to contain the spread of the infection. The Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday that aerobridges will be used at dedicated gates of seven international airports in the country, including, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Cochin, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Chennai to screen passengers from China, Singapore, Thailand, and Hong Kong for the novel coronavirus to ensure effective prevention. His samples had tested positive for the virus on February 2. Those who have spent 28 days under home quarantine must get in touch with doctors at the local primary health centre or hospital to confirm the completion of the safety period. Do frequent handwashing with soap and water. Of the 633, seven are under observation in isolation wards at different hospitals, according to officials. No positive coronavirus case has been reported from India so far.

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