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CORONAVIRUS CASUALTIES (June 1):- GLOBAL:- Total Cases: 62,94,321; Total Deaths: 3,74,417 BELGIUM:- Total Cases: 58,517; Total Deaths: 9,486 BRAZIL:- Total Cases: 5,14,992; Total deaths: 29,341 CANADA:- Total Cases: 90,947; Total Deaths: 7,295 CHINA:- Total Cases: 83,017 ; Total Deaths: 4,635 FRANCE:- Total Cases: 1,88,882; Total Deaths: 28,802 GERMANY:- Total Cases: 1,83,515; Total Deaths: 8,605 INDIA:- Total Cases: 1,91,605; Total Deaths: 5,415 INDONESIA:- Total Cases: 26,940; Total Deaths: 1,641 IRAN:- Total Cases: 1,54,445; Total Deaths: 7,878 ITALY:- Total Cases: 2,32,997; Total Deaths: 33,415 JAPAN:- Total Cases: 16,851; Total Deaths: 891 NETHERLANDS:- Total Cases: 46,545; Total Deaths: 5,962 PHILIPPINES:- Total Cases: 18,638; Total Deaths: 960 RUSSIA:- Total Cases: 4,14,878; Total Deaths: 4,855 S KOREA:- Total Cases: 11,503; Total Deaths: 271 SPAIN:- Total Cases: 2,86,509; Total Deaths: 27,127 SWEDEN:- Total Cases: 37,814; Total Deaths: 4,403 SWITZERLAND:-Total Cases: 30,871; Total Deaths: 1,920 UAE:- Total Cases: 34,557; Total Deaths: 264 UK:- Total Cases: 2,74,762; Total Deaths: 38,489 US:- Total Cases: 18,37,830; Total Deaths: 106,220 - India Travel Times.Com   [Estd: 1998]       * * *    Travel, More Travel, Travel Means A Million Things     * * *    

Coronavirus claims first Indian life

The Union Health Ministry says the 76-year old man of Kalburgi who died had also problems like high blood pressure and asthma.

NEW DELHI, Mar 12: A suspected covid-19 (coronavirus) patient who died in Karnataka yesterday was declared today as a victim of SARS-CoV-2 after final test results came, marking the toll number 1 for India.

The Union Health Ministry said the 76-year old man of Kalburgi who died had also other problems like high blood pressure and asthma. He had returned from a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia on February 29 and had gone to Hyderabad for treatrment but died while returning to his hometown. Asymptomatic on return, he had developed fever on March 6.

With a higher number of 14 more cases being confirmed for the infection in the country today, the tally has gone up to 74: Maharashtra - 9; Uttar Pradesh - 2; Delhi - 1; Ladakh - 1; Arunachal Pradesh - 1.

The 27-year old son of a 57-year old businessman of Ghaziabad in UP who was tested positive for coronavirus a week ago, is one of two new UP cases. The businessman had visited Iran. He is in a Delhi hospital while his son is in Ghaziabad MMG district hospital.

The 69-year old mother of the Janakpuri man who tested positive for Coronavirus yesterday, also tested positive for coronavirus infection today, pushing up the Delhi cases to 6. Both are in RML hospital. The man had travelled to Japan, Geneva and Italy and returned two weeks ago. He works in a Sector 80 factory in Noida which employs 700 people who have been placed under surveillance.

Meanwhile, the Delhi Government has declared covid-19 an epidemic and ordered disinfection of offices, malls and other public places, including buses and metro, on a daily basis. Haryana too has declared coronavirus an epidemic

Delhi, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Manipur, Uttarakhand have ordered closure of schools, colleges, cinema hall, and imposed restrictions on public gatherings, at least till March 31 with a view to checking the spread of coronavirus infection.

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