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IAF plane takes off to evacuate Indian nationals from Iran amid coronavirus outbreak

New Delhi/ IBNS: A C-17 Globemaster aircraft of the Indian Air Force has taken off from Hindan airbase for Tehran today, to airlift Indian citizens, the government said in a statement today.  

Coronavirus: IAF plane to leave for Iran to evacuate stranded Indians

New Delhi/IBNS: An Indian Air Force(IAF) plane will take off on Monday to evacuate Indian nationals stranded in Iran where at least 194 people have reportedly died so far from novel coronavirus infection.

Confirmed coronavirus cases and deaths across the world

New Delhi/IBNS: Fresh cases of novel coronavirus are being reported every day after it first surfaced in Wuhan, the capital city of China's Hubei province, in late December.

Kashmir: Two people suspected to be infected by novel Coronavirus

Srinagar/IBNS: Two people have been suspected to be infected by the deadly novel Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir's Jammu and Samba districts.

Coronavirus outbreak: Delhi resident tests positive, total cases in India rise to 31

New Delhi/IBNS: With a Delhi resident testing positive for COVID-19, the total number of cases related to deadly novel Coronavirus touched 31 on Friday.

Indians stranded in coronavirus-hit Iran will be brought through normal civil aviation channels: MEA

New Delhi/IBNS: Indians stranded in Iran will be brought through normal civil aviation channels after being tested for novel coronavirus infection in the laboratory to be set up by Indian scientists, the Ministry of External Affairs(MEA) said on Thursday in a press briefing.

Confronted with new challenges: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan as 29 Coronavirus cases found in India

New Delhi/IBNS: As 29 people in India are infected by the deadly novel Coronavirus, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said the country was confronted with new challenges, media reports said.

Kejriwal forms task force to deal with COVID-19 situation; says will overcome the deadly virus just like Dengue

New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said a state-level task force has been constituted to control the situation arising due to novel coronavirus and hoped that people of Delhi will fight the virus successfully just as they overcame dengue.

Won't support statements of people with no knowledge of novel coronavirus: Health Minister over bizarre suggestions by some BJP leaders

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday rejected the claims of some of his party leaders who have been sharing bizarre tips like use of cow urine, cow dung and yoga to cure novel coronavirus infection.

Two Indians test positive for Coronavirus on quarantined ship off Japan coast

New Delhi/IBNS: Two Indian crew members have tested positive with the deadly Novel Coronavirus on the cruise ship quarantined in Yokohama in Japan, the Indian Embassy in Japan confirmed on Wednesday.

Coronavirus in India: Third Keralite victim too touched Kolkata while returning home, Bengal health dept on high alert

Kolkata/IBNS: Like India's first two Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) victims, the third nCoV infected Keralite student too landed at the Kolkata international airport from Guangzhou city of China last month, before returning his home in Kerala's Kasargode district, reports said.

Novel Coronavirus: 2,421 people in Kerala are under observation

Thiruvananthapuram/UNI: Even though there no new positive cases of Novel Coronavirus reported in Kerala till Tuesday, about 2,421 people are placed under surveillance in the state.

Coronavirus outbreak: Third person from Kerala tests positive

Thiruvananthapuram/IBNS: The third case of novel Coronavirus outbreak in India was also reported from Kerala on Monday, a day after an Indian student from Wuhan was tested positive, media reports said.

Novel Coronavirus outbreak: Civil Aviation Ministry directs 7 airports to screen passengers coming from China

New Delhi/IBNS: In the wake of the Novel Coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan city of China, the Civil Aviation Ministry has directed seven Indian airports to make arrangements for the screening of passengers coming from China, media reports said.