In backdrop of coronavirus pandemic, Coimbatore district court to hear only urgent, regular bail matters till March 31

South India

COIMBATORE: In the backdrop of coronavirus pandemic, the district court here will hear only urgent and regular bail matters till March 31. 


Principal district judge (PDJ) R Sakthivel on Friday advised all the advocates and petitioners to not file new petitions as all the pending cases will be heard next month.

Meanwhile, Coimbatore District Collector, Rasamani said that the Tamil Nadu-Kerala border in Coimbatore will be closed from today evening in the wake of the coronavirus.

So far, Tamil Nadu has reported 2 positive coronavirus cases 

The state had reported its second positive case of the novel coronavirus on March 18. The patient, who hails from Delhi, continues to remain in isolation and is stable.

On Monday, Tamil Nadu health department had informed that the first patient, who tested positive for coronavirus in Chennai continues to remain in isolation and is stable.

The total number of positive cases of COVID-19 in India stands at 195.

Coronavirus, which originated in China's Wuhan city in December last year, has so far spread to more than 130 countries. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared coronavirus a pandemic. 

COVID-19, which stands for Coronavirus Disease 2019, is the name of the disease caused by the virus SARS-CoV-2. SARS-CoV-2 belongs to the Coronavirus family with crown-shaped spikes on its surfaces. The name of the disease was given by the World Health Organisation.

With inputs from Agency

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