Coronavirus outbreak: Five people under observation in Andhra

South India

VIZAG: The officials from Medical and Health Department of the Andhra Pradesh said that five people, who have returned from Malaysia, Singapore and Baharain have been kept under observation.


"Three persons of a family who returned from Malaysia and Singapore and two others from Baharain have been kept under observation in hospital", Nodal officer for coronavirus in Visakhapatnam Pardhasarathi said.

"Samples of 5 persons sent for tests," he added.

Airport officials said that a total of 4,300 people were screened at Visakhapatnam airport after coronavirus outbreak in china.

More than 94,000 people worldwide have been infected with the novel strain of the coronavirus, the vast majority of them in China where the outbreak originated. 

More than 3,200 people have died, but 51,000 have recovered after being treated.


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