Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has said that all 645 Indians evacuated from New Corona Virus hit Wuhan city of China have tested negative for the Covid-2019. Briefing reporters in New Delhi, he said, all three persons who tested positive for Covid-2019 in Kerala are now stable. Dr Harsh Vardhan said, agencies are monitoring the cases very minutely and have traced their contact history. He said PMO and other concerned ministries are closely monitoring the situation and added that all states have been informed regarding guidelines. Dr Harsh Vardhan said, the government has stocked up on medical supplies in case of any untoward events.
The health minister also informed that India is sending essential items like medical equipments to China as a goodwill gesture to tackle Covid-2019. He said India has also extended support to Maldives in testing samples and Bhutan in managing Covid-2019. Dr Harsh Vardhan said government has also agreed to support Afghanistan in testing samples. The Minister said that border areas are constantly being monitored and screening facilities at airports are working to deal with the situation. He said flights arriving from countries like Bangkok, Singapore and Hong Kong are being screened. He said people at 21 airports are being screened for Covid-2019.