Coronavirus Outbreak: Investigations report for coronavirus of a tourist from Italy recruited in Rajasthan capital Jaipur has been found positive. A spokesman for the Department of Medical and Health said on Monday (March 2) that during the examination of a person in Jaipur’s Sawaiman Singh Hospital (SMS Hospital), symptoms of coronavirus have been found. He said that the patient samples were sent to the laboratory of Sawaiman Singh College for examination, the report of which came positive. He said that the patient suspected to be suffering from the virus has been kept under observation in the hospital.
Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma: A passenger landed in Jaipur from Italy on Feb 29. He was admitted to the isolation ward at a hospital after he showed symptoms of COVID-19 in the screening. He had tested negative. However, he tested positive in second testing. pic.twitter.com/lIc2aGnHgM
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Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma told reporters in Jaipur on Monday (2 March) that the first sample of the tourist taken on February 29 was tested negative, but due to deterioration in its condition, the second sample was taken today, whose test report is found to be positive. He said that as the test reports differ, the samples have been sent to the National Institute of Virology, Pune for testing.
Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma said, “A passenger from Italy landed in Jaipur on February 29. He was admitted to the hospital after receiving symptoms of Covid-19 during the investigation. The first report was negative, but later the second investigation A positive report has come out in India. The minister said, “The Italian traveler has been kept in the monitoring ward of the SMS hospital. After separate reports in two investigations, its sample has been sent again for investigation. All people who have come in contact with him by February 29 will also be investigated. ”With this, Corona cases in India have risen to 6.
DGCA: In order to prevent spread of #Coronavirus in India, it has been decided to expand the universal screening of all passengers arriving in flights from Italy and Iran besides the flights from China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Nepal, Thailand, Vietnam & Malaysia pic.twitter.com/g6bn9eDiWA
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On the other hand, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday (2 March) that two more cases of coronavirus infection have been confirmed in India. According to the ministry, one person has been found infected with the coronavirus in Delhi and one in Telangana. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that a person from Delhi who has been confirmed to be infected with Coronavirus had recently traveled to Italy, while the other had traveled to Dubai. He said that the government has taken steps to guard against the coronavirus and to identify and prevent infection, which has killed 2,912 people in China alone and spread to about 58 countries.
Do not travel unnecessarily to Iran, Italy, South Korea
According to the Union Minister, three people who were confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus, including two medical students of Wuhan University in the past, have been discharged from the hospital after recovering. All three are from Thrissur, Alappuzha and Kasaragod districts of Kerala. Harshvardhan, while addressing a press conference in Delhi, advised people to avoid traveling to Iran, Italy, South Korea, and Singapore if not necessary. Let us know that in Italy the number of infected with Coronavirus is increasing while in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) so far 19 people are reported to have been infected with this virus.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that a person from Delhi who has been confirmed to be infected with Coronavirus had recently traveled to Italy, while the other had traveled to Dubai. “Both patients reported it themselves after having symptoms of infection with the coronavirus such as trouble breathing, cough, and fever,” he said. An infection has been confirmed in both patients. His condition is stable and the situation is being closely monitored. “
Emphasis on bringing Indians from Italy
The Union Minister said that the Government of India has discussed with the Government of Iran and Italy to bring Indians home from there. After the meeting of the group of ministers set up to monitor the current situation arising out of the coronavirus and take preventive measures, Harsh Vardhan said that India has already released citizens of these countries in view of increasing cases of coronavirus infection in China and Iran E-Visa / Visa is canceled.
Corona investigation at 21 airports in the country
The Health Minister said, “Visa moratorium can also be extended to other countries as per the situation.” He said that it has been recommended to keep 1,086 people recently returned from Iran under community surveillance. According to Harsh Vardhan Investigating passengers from Kathmandu, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, China, Hong Kong, Thailand, South Korea, Singapore, and Japan at the country’s 21 airports He said that so far 5,57,431 passengers have been screened at airports and 12,431 at ports.
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