Positive coronavirus cases rises to 107 in India

Updated: 15 March, 2020 13:52 IST | ANI | New Delhi

The Central Government on Saturday decided to treat the deadly virus as a "notified disaster"

Doctors guiding staff at Gulbarga Institute of Medical Sciences (GIMS) in Kalaburgi. Picture courtesy/ ANI-Twitter
Doctors guiding staff at Gulbarga Institute of Medical Sciences (GIMS) in Kalaburgi. Picture courtesy/ ANI-Twitter

With 14 new positive cases of coronavirus, India's tally has reached 107, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday. The victims include foreign nationals, the Centre further stated. Notably, a couple of states such as Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, and Haryana have shut down schools and colleges in order to contain the spread of the deadly virus.

In the wake of spurt in cases of coronavirus across the country, the Central Government on Saturday decided to treat the deadly virus as a "notified disaster".

Coronavirus, which originated in China's Wuhan city in December last year, has so far spread to more than 100 countries, infecting over 1,30,000 people. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared coronavirus a pandemic.

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First Published: 15 March, 2020 13:20 IST

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