COVID-19 influences India 137 cases reported, There have been more than 182,000 deaths globally in coronavirus infections of over 7,100 fatalities. Of those, over 80,800 positive cases were registered in China, while over 27,900 are registered in Italy. As per the Ministry of Health of the Union, the total cases in India rose to 147. In India, three people have been infected by the virus.
In its 11 March call for countries to take urgent action and scale up responses to therapies, prevention, and reduction for transmission to protect people’s lives, the WHO announced an epidemic of Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).
A total of 137 cases of COVID-19 were registered in India as of 17 March. There are 113 Indians, 24 foreigners, 14 rescued and 3 dead. Cases of COVID-19 from 15 States / UTs have been registered: Andhra Pradesh (1 case), Delhi (8 cases), Haryana (15 cases), Jammu & Kashmir (3 cases), Karnataka (11 cases), Ladakh (6 cases), Kerala (26 cases), Maharashtra (39 cases), Odisha (1 case), Punjab (1 case), Rajasthan (4 cases), Tamil Nadu (1 case), Telangana (5 cases), Uttar Pradesh (15 cases) and Uttarakhand (1 case).
All reported cases, monitoring, and home contact isolation are constantly isolated in the hospital.
The Office of the Prime Minister, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the Cabinet Secretary monitored the situation of COVID-19 closely and demanded powers to improve preparedness and the management of the virus in compliance with the Epidemic Disease Act of 1897. In order to respond to COVID-19, which is declared as a notified disaster, the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), established under paragraph (a) of Section 48(1) of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, is now accessible to State governments.
Different measures in terms of enhanced Community surveillance, quarantine facilities, isolation facilities, appropriate PPE station, training manpower, rapid response teams for COVID-19 have been undertaken between the central ministries and the states / UTs.
The immediate impact of passenger travel from Afghanistan, the Philippines, and Malaysia to India is banned. The entry into India from any of the Land / Air and Seaport ICPs was forbidden to all passengers traveling from the European Union (27 countries), the European Free Trade Association (4 countries), Turkey and the United Kingdom. This restriction is in effect on the port of the first departure from 1200h GMT on 18 March 2020 and remains temporary until 31 March 2020. The previous visa caps continue to apply according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. At the designated health counters at all entry points, universal health screening continues.
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