Belgium confirms its 1st case of virus
Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 9:05 PM
Belgium has reported its first-case of a-new-virus in a person who was repatriated from the Chinese-epicenter of the outbreak. The health-ministry said person was in good-health and does not show any symptoms of the disease. The individual was among nine-Belgians repatriated from Wuhan, China, over the weekend. The infected person was taken to a-special-hospital for further care while the other returnees remain under observation.
Kerala student is India's first confirmed case of coronavirus
Thursday, January 30, 2020, 9:31 PM
A positive case of Novel coronavirus has been detected in Kerala's Thrissur district and the patient kept in an isolation ward while the number of people under observation in the state rose to 1,053 as the Left government scrambled to tackle the emergency. The condition of the woman patient, a medical student from Wuhan university, was "stable", state Health-minister K K Shailaja told reporters.
India among top 30 countries at 'high risk' from coronavirus spread: Study
Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 8:25 PM
India is among the top 30-countries at "high-risk" from the spread of the deadly-coronavirus, according-to-a-study based on the number of air-travellers predicted to arrive in the countries from the worst affected cities in China. Researchers from the University-of-Southampton in the UK compiled a list-of-cities and countries they believe are at high-risk from the 2019-nCoV which has killed over 100-people so far, and infected thousands.