Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Update on COVID-19 cases

Posted On: 05 MAR 2020 7:17PM by PIB Delhi

The total number of positive cases of COVID-19are now30. These include the previous three (3) cases from Kerala, who have now been discharged. In addition, there are three (3) from Delhi and NCR, (two with travel history from Italy, and one with travel history of Iran); six (6) contacts of the first Delhi Case with travelhistory of Italy; one (1)from Telangana with history of Dubai travel and Singapore contact; 16 Italians and one driver (Indian) who was with the Italian tourist group.

In addition, the earlier twosuspected cases of Telangana have tested negative at NIV, Pune. Also, the 14 Italian cases, and all the Indian patients are stable and being monitored.

Total of 6,49,452passengers have been screened at the airports till date from 6550 flights.  In addition, there are 29607 persons who are under the IDSP community surveillance and contact tracing.

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