Coronavirus: Positive cases rise to 562 in India

Coronavirus: Positive cases rise to 562 in India

New Delhi: As the entire country goes into lockdown from today, the total number of coronavirus cases in India has risen to 562, including 10 deaths.

Meanwhile, the Mahan Air flight carrying as many as 277 Indian passengers landed at Delhi airport today early morning from Iran’s capital city Tehran.

Meanwhile, a study done by ICMR has showed that strict implementation of preventive measures like social distancing, home quarantine of symptomatics and suspected cases will reduce the overall expected number of cases by 62 per cent and the peak number of cases by 89 per cent.

It also exhibited that entry screening of travellers with symptoms suggestive of COVID-19 can delay the introduction of the virus into the community by three days to three weeks.

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