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Coronavirus outbreak Live Updates: 'All stable', says union health minister after meeting patients in Delhi hospitals

Chinese President Xi Jinping made an unannounced visit to Wuhan on Tuesday. This is his first visit to the province which has been the epicentre for the coronavirus outbreak. Kerala, Karnataka, and Maharashtra have reported fresh cases of covid-19 on Tuesday. The total number of cases in India now stand at 50.

By Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Updated: Mar 11, 2020 00:08 IST
Coronavirus outbreak Live Updates: 'All stable', says union health minister after meeting patients in Delhi hospitals
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan visited patients in Delhi's Medanta and Safdarjung hospitals.

Pune has reported 2 fresh cases of coronavirus on Tuesday. 5 people in the city have coronavirus. Iran reported 54 deaths caused by the coronavirus on Tuesday, the highest daily death toll the nation has reported since the outbreak. UK and Spain have decided to cancel all direct flights to and from Italy. 9,172 people in Italy are affected by coronavirus and 463 people have died so far. 115,760 people have been affected and the death toll has crossed 4,078.

12:08 AM IST

'Many Indians stranded at Italy airports': Kerala CM writes to PM

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan writes to PM Narendra Modi saying, we are receiving information that many Indians are stranded in airports in Italy as they are not able to board flights to India without the certificates of having tested negative for COVID 19. :ANI

11:30 PM IST

3 schools in Pune's Sinhgad area to remain closed

Three schools in Pune's Sinhgad area to remain closed for next two-three days amid coronavirus scare.

11:25 PM IST

'Refrain from travelling to China, Italy, Iran...': Health Ministry

Indian citizens are to, along with avoiding non- essential travel abroad, refrain from travelling to China, Italy, Iran, Republic of Korea, Japan, France, Spain and Germany, said Ministry of Health's advisory.

11:13 PM IST

Ministry of Health issues travel advisory

"Indian citizens are advised to avoid non- essential travel abroad," said travel advisory issued by Ministry of Health.

10:38 PM IST

'All stable': Union Health Minister after meeting patients in Medanta, Safdarjung

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan spoke to a few coronavirus patients admitted at Medanta and Safdarjung hospitals through video calls. "All infected people stable, showing signs of recovery," he said.

10:25 PM IST

All cinema halls shut in Jammu amid coronavirus outbreak

"All Cinema Halls in Jammu district to be closed till 31st March, 2020 with immediate effect," Deputy Commissioner, Jammu.

09:31 PM IST

Many tourist destinations, resorts, theme parks down shutters

Many tourist destinations, resorts, theme parks have closed down their shutters amid coronavirus outbreak.

09:20 PM IST

1500 are under observation and 250 hospitalized in Kerala

1500 are under observation and 250 hospitalized with coronavirus symptoms in Kerala.

08:52 PM IST

E-Visas and existing visas for France, Germany and Spain are suspended with immediate effect over coronavirus outbreak

E-Visas and existing visas for France, Germany and Spain are suspended with immediate effect in addition to Italy, Iran, Republic of Korea, Japan and China in view of coronavirus.

08:13 PM IST

17 are in isolation in Pune, five positive and 12 suspected

17 are in isolation in Pune hospital , five positive and 12 suspected cases.

07:54 PM IST

Coronavirus case at Apple's Irish HQ, Trinity College goes online

A worker at Apple's European headquarters in Cork in Ireland has tested positive for coronavirus, one of 24 cases reported so far in the country where its oldest university, Trinity College, has been forced to move all lectures online.

07:27 PM IST

Union Health Ministry says 50 people affected by coronavirus in India: ANI

Sanjeeva Kumar, the Special Secretary for (Health) from the union health ministry said 50 people have been affected by covid-19 in India. 34 people among the affected are Indians, rest of the 16 are Italians, according to ANI.

07:08 PM IST

'Possible payroll tax cut': Trump takes steps to mitigate losses caused by coronavirus

US President Donald Trump has assured hourly-wage workers that they will not miss their salaries due to the coronavirus outbreak on Tuesday. He said he will ask the Congress for a 'possible payroll tax cut or relief' to help ward off any threats that coronavirus poses to the US economy.

07:03 PM IST

51 people affected by coronavirus in Israel

Israel on Tuesday ordered two weeks of home quarantine for anyone arriving from overseas, according to AFP. The outbreak has largely been contained but new cases are coming up.

06:58 PM IST

Spain cancels flights to and from Italy

After UK, Spain followed suit and stops airlines flying from and towards Italy for two weeks. In a bulletin issued by the nation's aviation department on Tuesday, the Spanish government outlined the measure would come into force at midnight (2300 GMT) and remain in force until March 25.

First published: Mar 10, 2020 14:54 IST