First case of coronavirus registers in India

By Atta Ur Rehman Khan - Web Editor & Columnist

25th January, 2020

The first case of coronavirus registered in India.

Sources said that, Two persons who returned from China were kept under medical observation in Mumbai for possible exposure to the novel coronavirus which has infected a large number of people in the neighbouring country, a BMC health officer said on Friday.

According to the details, The family of the first known Indian national afflicted with the coronavirus and battling for life has reached out to India for financial help.

Unable to fund Rs 21695000 (₹ 1 crore) needed for Preeti Maheshwari’s treatment in China, her brother Manish Thapa, an employee at Amazon, Bengaluru has reached out to the Indian embassy in Beijing for financial help. He has also got in touch with a healthcare crowd funding platform in India to arrange for her hospital expenses.

Pakistani airports to scan passengers after outbreak of Corona virus in China

Earlier, The virus, which has originated in China, has now been identified in the US as well.

Note that North Korea has prohibited the entry of foreign tourists in the country.

Young Pioneer Tour said, “Further details are yet to be confirmed by our travel partners in North Korea and we will continue to make all future announcements on our website,”

The CDC said that the first case was found when patient returned from Wuhan and then, was diagnosed with the virus.

He stated, “The patient sought care at a medical facility in the state of Washington, where the patient was treated for the illness,”

“Based on the patient’s travel history and symptoms, healthcare professionals suspected this new coronavirus.”

It should be remembered that four persons have died from the new virus detected in China. The contagious SARS-like virus is spreading rapidly not only in China but in other countries as well.


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