Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: 315 cases confirmed in India, says ICMR; Rajasthan imposes lockdown, Gujarat shuts four major cities

Lucknow: People wear protective masks in view of coronavirus pandemic, at a market in Lucknow, Sunday, March 15, 2020. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist)(PTI15-03-2020_000138B)
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Coronavirus cases in India rise to 315

Novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 315 Saturday after more than 60 fresh cases were reported in various parts of the country, PTI quotes the Union health ministry as saying. “Total number of confirmed cases so far in the country as on 21 March including foreign nationals is 315,” the health ministry said late Saturday.​ “A total of 315 individuals have been confirmed positive among suspected cases and contacts of known positive cases,” the ICMR said. The figure of 315 includes 39 foreign nationals, including 17 from Italy, three from the Philippines, two from the UK, one each from Canada, Indonesia and Singapore.
It also includes four deaths— reported from Delhi, Karnataka, Punjab and Maharashtra.


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