Coronavirus outbreak: Death toll reaches 106 in China : 3 Indians Admitted to RML

Healthwire Bureau

New Delhi, January 27: Due to Coronavirus outbreak in China, the death toll in country rose to 106 on Tuesday.

Restrictions on travel is in an effort to contain its spread.

China’s national health commission said the number of confirmed cases now stood at 4,515, up from 2,835 a day before.

Three Indian men, who came from China on Monday, have been admitted to the Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) hospital in Delhi.

“They walked into the hospital on their own with symptoms of cold and cough which is similar to the coronavirus outbreak,” Dr Minakshi Bharadwaj, medical superintendent of the hospital said.

Also, a Tardeo resident in Mumbai and a Pune resident are among five in Maharashtra who are in a quarantine ward on suspicion of novel coronavirus (nCoV).

In Kerala, more than 430 people, most of whom returned from Wuhan province, are under observation.

Meanwhile, about 45 Indian medical students at Jianghan University School of Medicine in Wuhan, who are stranded in their hostels, have sought immediate help from Indian authorities.

Countries across the world are scrambling to detect and control the virus, as authorities try to evacuate their nationals from China.

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