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17 March 2020 Current Events Number of Coronavirus Cases in India has Jumped to 124

As on Monday, the number of Coronavirus cases in India has reached 124, new cases are being reported from several states, including Odisha. Government is imposing fresh travel restrictions forbidding entry of passengers from the EU countries and UK from March 18. Fresh Coronavirus cases are also reported from Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh and Kerala. So far, two people have died in the country and 13 were discharged after they recovered from the infection. Fresh guidelines have also been issued on use of masks by public. Social distancing measures are also being taken by the group of Ministers (GoM) which are to be in force till March 31. Further, India has also suspended all visas till April 15 except diplomatic and employment.


Number of Coronavirus Cases in India has Jumped to 124

As on Monday, the number of Coronavirus cases in India has reached 124, new cases are being reported from several states, including Odisha. Government is imposing fresh travel restrictions forbidding entry of passengers from the EU countries and UK from March 18. Fresh Coronavirus cases are also reported from Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh and Kerala. So far, two people have died in the country and 13 were discharged after they recovered from the infection. Fresh guidelines have also been issued on use of masks by public. Social distancing measures are also being taken by the group of Ministers (GoM) which are to be in force till March 31. Further, India has also suspended all visas till April 15 except diplomatic and employment.




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