276 Indians including 255 in Iran test positive for coronavirus abroad confirms MEA
Ttotal of 276 Indians have tested positive for coronavirus overseas to date, the Centre said on Wednesday.
The vast majority, 255, tested positive in Iran, with others in the United Arab Emirates, Italy, Kuwait, Sri Lanka, Rwanda and Hong Kong,
V Muraleedharan, Minister of State for External Affairs, said in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.
Ministry of External Affairs in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha: 276 Indians are infected with #coronavirus abroad including 255 in Iran, 12 in UAE, 5 in Italy, and 1 each in Hong Kong, Kuwait, Rwanda, and Sri Lanka. pic.twitter.com/Hk1GjJoXyT
— ANI (@ANI) March 18, 2020
One more test positive in Noida
A resident of Noida, who recently returned from Indonesia, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Gautam Buddh Nagar health officials said on Wednesday.
The total number of positive cases for the COVID-19 in the district now stands at four, Chief Medical Officer Anurag Bhargava said.
Two more test positive in Karnataka
Two more positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Karnataka, taking the total number of cases to 13.
The two new cases are a 56-year-old male, a resident of Bengaluru who returned from USA on 6th March, and another 25-year-old female, who returned from Spain around the same time.
Both have been quarantined and are being treated in designated isolated hospitals in the city.