In addition, India has recorded 74 cases. The government of New Delhi requires schools (including universities) and cinemas to be closed until March 31.
CNN said on March 13, India had the first death from a new outbreak of pneumonia. As confirmed by the Minister of Health of Karnataka state, the patient was a 76-year-old man with a history of many illnesses. He visited Saudi Arabia before his death. The man died on March 10 in southwestern Karnataka state. Other information about this patient has not been disclosed.
According to World Health Organization data, India has recorded 74 cases of SARS-CoV-2. Particularly in the state of Karnataka, where the first patient died from Covid-19, there were two cases (calculated of death). Lav Aggarwal, General Secretary of the Indian Ministry of Health, said 1,500 people were exposed to 74 infected people. Currently these people are isolated and monitored.
According to India Today, before the outbreak of the disease in India, the New Delhi government requires all schools (including universities and colleges) and regional cinemas to be closed until the end of March. At the same time, all facilities, public places, government offices, private and shopping centers in New Delhi are disinfected to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
At the same time, officials Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh and Manipur also announced the closure of schools until March 31.