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36 Wuhan-return Indian students to be monitored by the state government

Medical students from Wuhan were airlifted to New Delhi on February 1, 2020, and were quarantined at an Army camp in Manesar for 14 days.

36 Wuhan-return Indian students to be monitored by the state government
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After the Coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, 36 Indian students pursuing medicine returned to India and were quarantined at an Army camp in Manesar for 14 days. It was confirmed that they tested negative for COVID-19 (coronavirus). They were airlifted to New Delhi on February 1, 2020.

After being monitored, they have reached home safely. Further process of monitoring will be conducted by the Maharashtra state government for the next 2 weeks. The team will consider testing them for conditions like cough, cold and fever. 

Reports also state the officials at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport have screened more than 41,000 travellers from various South-Asian countries for Coronavirus, and around 71 commuters with developed symptoms, who visited the affected regions, were quarantined. Officials have confirmed the same and it is said that two passengers are still quarantined at Kasturba hospital. Several medical colleges and district hospitals are also being considered to set up more wards as isolation units.

Data released by WHO mentions that the count of infected Coronavirus cases in China has reached beyond 75,000. Three cases have been reported in India and the virus has also spread to 25 other countries.

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