Number of coronavirus cases in India rise to 43
New Delhi : Union Health Ministry on Monday confirmed that India has registered 43 cases of coronavirus aka COVID-19. This comes after three new cases of coronavirus – one each in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Jammu - were registered.
However, no casualty has been reported so far.
"As of today, there are 43 total cases of #Coronavirus out of which 40 are active cases of COVID-19 in the country. 3 positive cases from Kerala are now discharged," said the health ministry.
Meanwhile, the number of coronavirus cases in Kerala rose to six. after a three-year-old boy tested positive in Kochi, a top official said. Five people in Pathanamthitta district had tested positive on Sunday.
"There is no need to panic. The child’s condition is stable. The situation is well under control," said Ernakulam district collector S Suhas.
The toddler had visited Italy with her parents on March 7 via Dubai. 12 other people, including the parents have been isolated.