Newdelhi:14/3/20:Special Secretary in the Union Health Ministry Sanjeeva Kumar has said that India has 84 confirmed Coronavirus cases as on today. Of these, 10 are fully recovered and discharged from various hospitals. However, he said, over 4,000 are under surveillance who came in contact with the Coronavirus positive cases.
He also said, efforts are on to identify further contacts. Mr Kumar briefed the media on various measures taken by the Government to manage the pandemic in the country. Mr Kumar said, India has two deaths due to Coronavirus and its co-morbidity.
He further said, Mahan Airlines is fetching a group of Indians from Iran to Mumbai, tonight. Similarly, a special Air India flight will be sent to Milan to bring the stranded Indian students from Italy.
The Special Secretary said, the government has extended facility of COVID-19 testing laboratories to 52 in the country.