Coronavirus Latest News: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in India reached 110, with Maharashtra reporting the highest followed by Kerala, the Health Ministry stated on Monday. The figure includes 17 foreign nationals, two deaths and first three cases of Kerala, where the patients have been discharged. Also Read - Coronavirus: 'Fourth Batch of Indians Evacuated From Iran,' Informs Foreign Minister S Jaishankar
Earlier on Sunday, a total of 13 people tested positive for coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh; eight of them are from Agra, two from Ghaziabad, one from Noida and two from Lucknow. Besides, a girl also tested positive for COVID-19 in north Karnataka’s Kalaburagi. Also Read - Coronavirus: PM Modi Proposes COVID-19 Emergency Fund to SAARC Leaders, Total Cases in India Touch 107, Over 6000 Dead Globally
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Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday held a video conference with South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) leaders and discussed strategy to combat the deadly virus, which has claimed 6,000 lives globally.
He also proposed a “COVID-19 emergency fund” and offered an initial contribution of 10 million US dollars from the Indian side for it (fund).
On the other hand, states across India ordered closure of schools, colleges, theatres, malls till March 31 in view of the pandemic.