India’s first confirmed Coronavirus case reported in Kerala! Student tests positive after return from China's Wuhan University
India’s first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus reported in Kerala. A student in Kerala is tested positive for Novel Coronavirus. The student was studying at Wuhan University in China. The patient is reportedly stable and is being closely monitored.
In a statement, the Press Information Bureau of India said the student is from Kerala. "The patient has tested positive for novel coronavirus and is in isolation in the hospital. The patient is stable and is being closely monitored," the statement said.
As per the latest reports, at least 806 people who returned from China and other countries like Singapore are under observation in Kerala for possible exposure to the novel coronavirus. Of the total of 806 people, 173 arrived in the state on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak has risen to 170 in China. A confirmed case has been reported in Tibet that means the virus has spread to almost all regions in mainland China. Chinese health authorities said there were 7,711 confirmed cases in the country as of 29 January.