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Amit Shah ’s visit to Manipur has been postponed due to coronavirus threat.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Amit Shah’s Manipur visit postponed due to coronavirus threat

Hindustan Times, Imphal | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 11:24 PM IST
Manipur minister Biswajit also appealed to the people to reduce mass gathering especially during the ongoing 5-day Yaoshang festival which will conclude on Friday.
The latest positive case of coronavirus in Karnataka had returned from Greece a few days ago.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The latest positive case of coronavirus in Karnataka had returned from Greece a few days ago.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Karnataka confirms fifth case of Coronavirus

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 08:34 PM IST
The co-passengers of the new suspect are also being tested and contact tracing was being carried out to comply with all mandated precautions.
RBI announce measures to stabilise forex markets in the wake of coronavirus’ impact.(REUTERS Photo)
RBI announce measures to stabilise forex markets in the wake of coronavirus’ impact.(REUTERS Photo)

RBI prepared to deal with coronavirus impact on economy, markets

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 05:25 PM IST
RBI also announced measures to provide US dollar liquidity to the Indian market that crashed to 74.34 mark against the US dollar on Thursday.
Union health ministry gave a detailed briefing of India’s fight against coronavirus on Friday.(ANI Photo)
Union health ministry gave a detailed briefing of India’s fight against coronavirus on Friday.(ANI Photo)

Three more flights to evacuate Indians from coronavirus-hit Iran

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 04:10 PM IST
Foreign minister S Jaishankar had told the Parliament on Thursday that India has brought back 58 citizens from Iran and was working with Iranian authorities to for facilitating the early return of the others.
A King County Metro equipment service worker sprays a Virex solution to sanitise buses against the coronavirus in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday.(Reuters Photo)
A King County Metro equipment service worker sprays a Virex solution to sanitise buses against the coronavirus in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday.(Reuters Photo)

The 7 strains of coronavirus and unknowns of Covid-19

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 10:40 AM IST
Quarantining a sick person is not enough if precautions are not taken to decontaminate surfaces that the patient came in contact with.
Uddhav Thackeray said hospitals have been asked to create isolation wards and be ready to treat possible coronavirus cases(ANI Photo)
Uddhav Thackeray said hospitals have been asked to create isolation wards and be ready to treat possible coronavirus cases(ANI Photo)

Maharashtra prepares for Coronavirus threat, with launch of two 24X7 helplines

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 12:45 PM IST
The announcements of helplines come on Thursday when Maharashtra chief minister, Uddhav Thackeray, assured people about the state’s readiness and said they must not panic.
Doctors at Hyderabad’s Gandhi Hospital where people who returned from China are under observation.(AP)
Doctors at Hyderabad’s Gandhi Hospital where people who returned from China are under observation.(AP)

Tech firm evacuates 2 sites as coronavirus infection rises to 3 in Hyderabad

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 05:49 PM IST
The latest infection also forced a tech company to evacuate two of its campuses in the city after one of its employees tested positive.
An almost empty tourist bumboat passes a largely empty Merlion Park as tourism takes decline due to the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore.(REUTERS)
An almost empty tourist bumboat passes a largely empty Merlion Park as tourism takes decline due to the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore.(REUTERS)

Sharing coronavirus patient info helped Singapore contain infection

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2020 04:56 PM IST
All information on coronavirus cases is shared on a live dashboard, which includes the number of confirmed cases, infection growth rate, ICU admissions, and discharged patients.
Beijing on Friday sharply criticised the United States for warning American citizens to avoid China.(Reuters image)
Beijing on Friday sharply criticised the United States for warning American citizens to avoid China.(Reuters image)

China slams US for travel warning over Coronavirus

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2020 10:35 PM IST
The US State Department has raised its warning alert to the highest level, telling Americans to avoid China.
A couple wear masks to prevent contracting coronavirus in Seoul, South Korea.(REUTERS)
A couple wear masks to prevent contracting coronavirus in Seoul, South Korea.(REUTERS)

Wuhan Coronavirus: No hot meals, blankets, magazines as airlines step up fight on virus

Bangkok | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 12:30 PM IST
Wuhan Coronavirus: Passengers on some flights to China will have to make do without hot meals, blankets and newspapers, as airlines step up measures to protect crew and travellers from a new virus that has killed more than 130 in the country.
Wuhan Coronavirus: Passengers wearing face masks arrive at Tribhuwan International airport in Kathmandu, Nepal.(AP)
Wuhan Coronavirus: Passengers wearing face masks arrive at Tribhuwan International airport in Kathmandu, Nepal.(AP)

Decoding Coronavirus: Awareness and precautions are key

Hindustan Times | By Dr KK Aggarwal
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 04:18 PM IST
Wuhan Coronavirus: Akin to a normal flu, it can spread during the incubation period and before the onset of symptoms.
Wuhan Coronavirus : Masked health professionals check the driver of vehicle at a screening checkpoint on a highway toll station on the outskirts of Shanghai, China.(Bloomberg)
Wuhan Coronavirus : Masked health professionals check the driver of vehicle at a screening checkpoint on a highway toll station on the outskirts of Shanghai, China.(Bloomberg)

5 deadly viruses that the world faced in the last few years

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 02:07 PM IST
Wuhan Coronavirus has so far claimed 106 lives in China and an increasing number of confirmed cases are being reported each day.
Wuhan Coronavirus: Masked health professionals and police officers stand at a screening checkpoint on a highway toll station on the outskirts of Shanghai, China.(Bloomberg)
Wuhan Coronavirus: Masked health professionals and police officers stand at a screening checkpoint on a highway toll station on the outskirts of Shanghai, China.(Bloomberg)

What led to the outbreak of the Wuhan Coronavirus

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 01:47 PM IST
The situation has triggered panic but the World Health Organization (WHO) has not yet declared the novel Wuhan Coronavirus to be a public health emergency.
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