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Maharashtra surpasses China in Covid infections as India's tally crosses 2,56,000

Mumbai/IBNS: Maharashtra on Monday surpassed Covid-19 epicentre China as the Novel Coronavirus tally in the western state of the vast country is almost touching 86,000.

Wuhan has five new confirmed coronavirus cases - Hubei Health Commission

Beijing/Sputnik/UNI: Five new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the past 24 hours in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus pandemic started in December 2019, the Hubei Province Health Commission said on Monday.

UN virus hunters continue search for animal link to human COVID-19 infections

New York/IBNS: The key work of tracing the animal transmission source of the COVID-19 coronavirus infection in humans is ongoing and must be carried out to prevent future health emergencies, a top UN health agency scientist said on Friday, after the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed more than 3.5 million cases of infection and 250,000 deaths globally.

China's Hubei reports no increase in COVID-19 cases for 35 consecutive days

Wuhan/Xinhua/UNI: No new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported in central China's Hubei Province on Friday, the provincial health commission said Saturday.

Nobel Prize-winning virologist Luc Montagnier believes COVID-19 was developed in Wuhan laboratory

Paris/IBNS: A Nobel Prize-winning French virologist has said he believes that the COVID-19  was developed in a laboratory in the Chinese city of Wuhan.

Chinese mainland reports 26 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Beijing/Xinhua/UNI: Chinese health authority said Friday that it received reports of 26 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland Thursday, of which 15 were imported.

COVID-19: China's Wuhan increases death toll 50 pc

Wuhan/UNI: China's COVID-19 outbreak epicentre Wuhan has increased the death toll from the deadly virus by 50 percent amid worldwide suspicion of the figures it released earlier.

100 days on from advent of COVID-19, more action is needed: Tedros

New York/IBNS: With Thursday marking 100 days since the World Health Organization (WHO) was first notified about what is now officially known as COVID-19, the agency’s chief said the virus has already infected more than 1.3 million people worldwide, and without action now, poor countries could suffer massive devastation.

Over 21,000 medical staff members leave Hubei as epidemic wanes

WUHAN/Xinhua/UNI: A total of 21,046 medical personnel from across China aiding central China's Hubei Province had left the province as of Tuesday as the novel coronavirus outbreak is subdued, according to local authorities.

China's Wuhan reports no new infections for five consecutive days: official

Beijing/Xinhua/UNI: Wuhan, the epicenter of the COVID-19 epidemic, Monday marked its fifth day in a row of zero new confirmed cases, a Chinese health official said Monday.

As many as 112 Wuhan evacuees including 36 foreigners taken to ITBP quarantine facility

New Delhi/UNI: As many as 112 evacuees including 36 foreigners, who arrived from the Coronavirus epicenter Wuhan in China, were taken to makeshift quarantine facility of Indo Tibetan Border Police’s (ITBP) at Chhawla here on Thursday.

Refrain from non-essential travel to Republic of Korea, Iran and Italy: India advises people on COVID19 outbreak

New Delhi/IBNS:  At a time when fresh cases of coronavirus outbreak are being reported from several other nations apart from China, Indians are advised to refrain from non-essential travel to Republic of Korea, Iran and Italy, the government advised people in its Travel advisory. 

Wuhan to complete nucleic acid tests for all elderly care institutions by Feb. 28

Wuhan/Xinhua/UNI: Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, will conduct nucleic acid tests for all elderly care institutions by Feb. 28 as some confirmed and suspected cases were reported in the facilities, local authorities said Saturday.

Indian advises citizens to avoid all non-essential travel to Singapore

New Delhi/IBNS: The Cabinet Secretary chaired a high-level meeting to review the status, actions taken and preparedness of States/UTs regarding management of Novel Coronavirus (COVID19), here on Saturday.

Coronavirus death toll in mainland China reaches 2,236, over 75,000 infected – Authorities

Beijing/Sputnik/UNI:  The number of people, who have been infected with a new coronavirus across mainland China, has reached 75,465, with 2,236 patients having died, the National Health Commission said on Friday.