Three More Corona Patients Gets Cured; 13 Free So Far In India

Publish On: 16 Mar, 2020 11:20 AM | Updated   |   Harshita  

NEW DELHI: Three coronavirus patients from Rajasthan have been successfully cured, taking the number of patients free from the novel virus to 13 in India. 

The Union Health Ministry, in a tweet, announced, "#CoronavirusUpdates Three from Rajasthan are now nCoronavirus-free. The total number of patients now free of COVID-19 is 13."

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The Ministry said that the total number of confirmed cases of the COVID-19 across India was 110 till Sunday night which also includes foreign nationals. 

The Ministry said in a statement, "A total of 12,76,046 passengers were screened at the airports as on 11.30 p.m. on March 15."

In the national capital, seven cases have been reported with one death and two being cured since the virus' outbreak in India. India has reported a total of two deaths till now, the other from the state of Karnataka. 

The government is taking all the necessary precautionary steps to stop the spreading of the virus. A total of 52 testing sites have been commissioned across India (two of them in Delhi) after the loading of screening samples is increasing for the COVID-19 from suspected people with either travel history to the affected countries or with the virus' symptoms. 

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Besides, 52 labs and 57 laboratories are helping in the collection of samples for the coronavirus.