Invoking provisions of the Epidemic Disease Act, the Delhi government on Thursday announced that all cinema halls, schools, colleges (whose examinations have been held) in Delhi will be closed till 31 March.
CoronaVirus declared as an epidemic in Delhi !
All cinema halls,schools,colleges(whose examinations have been held)in Delhi to be closed till 31st March.
— Aam Aadmi Party Delhi (@AAPDelhi) March 12, 2020
The Government is fully vigilant about the situation due to COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus,” PM Modi wrote on Twitter on Thursday.
The Indian Council of Medical Research on Thursday, 12 March said that they have managed to isolate the coronavirus and that they have 11 such isolates.
“Vaccines will take a minimum of 1.5 to 2 years,” The Indian Council of Medical Research further said.
“Indian nationals are strongly advised to refrain from non-essential travel,” the Health Ministry said, in a briefing on Thursday.