Coronavirus in India: The third positive case of coronavirus has been detected, in Kerala on Monday. Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja was quoted by news agency ANI as saying: “Third case of coronavirus tested positive in Kerala in Kasargod.” She added that “The patient is under treatment at the Kanjangad District Hospital in Kasaragod. The patient’s condition is stable. The patient had returned from Wuhan, China.”
Likewise, the other two confirmed cases of coronavirus were reported from Kerala only. Meanwhile, the death toll in China has reached 361 with 57 deaths reported on Sunday with number of confirmed cases reported 17,205, Chinese health officials announced on Monday.
Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday issued a fresh travel advisory urging people to avoid visiting China. “Travel Advisory further revised informing the public to refrain from travel to China and that anyone with travel history in China since January 15, 2020 and from now on could be quarantined,” said the statement.
Dedicated to treating patients infected with coronavirus, China has opened a 1,000-bed makeshift Huoshenshan (Fire God Mountain) hospital which was built in record 10 days at Wuhan. Meanwhile, another 2,300-bed makeshift hospital will open on Wednesday. 1,400 medical staff from the armed forces have been given the task to treat patients in Huoshenshan Hospital.