BENGALURU: India said on Thursday a patient in the southern territory of Kerala had tried positive for novel coronavirus, the main case in the nation of the infection which started in China and has so far killed 170.
The patient was a student of Wuhan University in China, India’s government said in a statement. The patient is stable and in isolation at a hospital, the statement added. A senior Indian government official said bringing Indian nationals from Wuhan, the focal point of the infection, was not the best alternative because of the danger of disease yet expanded weight from the citizens, the vast majority of them understudies, and their folks had forced them to keep an airplane on reserve.
This week, India prepared a state-transporter plane to make a trip to Wuhan yet was sitting tight for a gesture from Chinese specialists who were attempting to arrangement the entire departure process.
“Only those nationals who don’t have the virus will be airlifted, they will be brought into a quarantine facility outside Delhi,” the official said, requesting anonymity.
Requests from South Asian nationals increased after nations, for example, the United States and Japan started pulling out their nationals.
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