Third coronavirus case reported from India

PTI

New Delhi: Medics screen Indian nationals after they were brought by an Air India aircraft from China's coronavirus-hit city of Wuhan, at the airport in New Delhi, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. India airlifted second batch of 323 Indians Sunday from Wuhan, as the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the deadly coronavirus a global health emergency. (PTI Photo)

New Delhi: Medics screen Indian nationals after they were brought by an Air India aircraft from China’s coronavirus-hit city of Wuhan, at the airport in New Delhi, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. India airlifted second batch of 323 Indians Sunday from Wuhan, as the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the deadly coronavirus a global health emergency. (PTI Photo)

In the third novel coronavirus case reported in India, another Keralite student who returned from Wuhan university on Monday tested positive for the infection, Health Minister K K Shailaja said on Monday.

The student is in an isolation ward at Kanhangad district hospital in Kasaragod district, she informed the state Assembly.

The condition of the student is stable, she said.

Out of the 104 samples tested till Sunday, three have been tested positive.

This is the third posititve case reported from Kerala.

Two earlier posititve cases, also of students who came back from Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus, were reported from Thrissur and Alapuzha districts.

(PTI)