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India presidential palace isolates 500 over virus scare; Pakistan’s Khan to be tested (source — 21/04/2020 18:10:26

NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD: About 500 people entered self-isolation in staff quarters of India’s presidential palace on Tuesday, and Pakistan’s prime minister was due to be tested, as the coronavirus spreadi...

Indian officials warn of lockdown extensions as Covid-19 cases in South Asia near 6,000 (source — 04/04/2020 08:49:54

MUMBAI: The number of confirmed new coronavirus cases in South Asia neared 6,000 on Saturday, even as authorities in some cities tightened restrictions on movement and warned lockdowns could be extend...

Infection rate steepens as India searches for 9,000 exposed to Delhi cluster (source — 02/04/2020 11:49:52

NEW DELHI: India reported its biggest single day increase in coronavirus cases as officials on Thursday raced to track down some 9,000 people exposed to the country’s biggest infection cluster during ...

Racing to stop coronavirus, India scours mosques to trace contacts with Delhi gathering (source — 01/04/2020 11:55:29

NEW DELHI: As coronavirus cases rose across densely-populated South Asia, authorities scoured mosques in northern India on Wednesday trying to trace people who attended the gathering of a Muslim group...

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How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
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Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
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  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death