New Delhi: The death toll of coronavirus cases reached 2118, registering a significant drop in the spread of the coronavirus. According to the National Health Commission, the new confirmed cases of the virus outside Hubei Province in the Chinese mainland have dropped for 16 consecutive days, from 890 on February 3 to 45 on February 19. In India, a woman medico treated for novel coronavirus tested negative for the second time, marking the recovery of all three cases of the infection in India reported from Kerala. Also Read - Coronavirus Outbreak Will Have Limited Impact on Indian Economy, Asserts Shaktikanta Das

Two other students — one from Alappuzha and another Kasaragod — had been discharged recently after they too tested negative for the virus in fresh tests days after being infected by it. All the three Keralites had earlier tested positive for the coronavirus on their return from Wuhan. Also Read - Japanese Restaurant Vandalised in Paris Amid Fear of Coronavirus | Photoes Go Viral

The health department said a total of 2,242 people are under observation in Kerala, out of which, eight are in isolation wards of various hospitals and other under home quarantine. Also Read - Coronavirus: Death Toll Reaches 2,000, Russia to Ban Entry of Chinese Nationals

The new semester of various universities in China, including Southwest University, will be postponed. The Chinese Embassy has written that the State Council of China has decided to postpone the new semester of the universities including Southwest University for which Secretary (HFW) had represented.

The students will be notified by their respective Universities accordingly.