New Delhi : Three suspected coronavirus patients have been admitted to Delhi's Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital.
Two out of the three suspected patients are Chinese nationals who came to India on January 1 and 29th. The third suspected patient, an Indian youth was in Beijing from November 30, 2019 and had returned to India on Sunday.
Their samples have been sent to National Institute of Virology (Pune) and results are awaited. As of now, India has reported a total of three novel coronavirus case, all of them being from Kerala. All there three are on the path of recovery. According to reports, the first patient admitted to Thrissur Medical College, a medical student who returned from Wuhan and was confirmed with the virus on January 30, tested negative in the fifth swab sample that was submitted to the laboratories. If her next sample also tests negative, the patient will be declared fully recovered and will be discharged from the hospital.
Meanwhile, the death toll in China due to novel coronavirus epidemic has gone up to 908 and the number of confirmed cases rose over 40,000, Chinese health officials said on Monday.
There were 97 deaths and 3,062 new confirmed cases of the lethal infection on Sunday, China's National Health Commission said.