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Kerala confirms 3rd case of coronavirus; Union Health Ministry issues fresh travel advisory

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Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 03: The Kerala health ministry on Monday has confirmed that the third case of Coronavirus was tested positive in Kasargod district.

The student is in an isolation ward at Kanhangad district hospital in Kasaragod district, she informed the state Assembly.

The condition of the student is "stable", she said. Out of the 104 samples tested till Sunday, three have been tested positive.

This is the third positive case reported from Kerala. Two earlier positive cases, also of students who came back from Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus, were reported from Thrissur and Alappuzha districts.

Meanwhile, amid the outbreak of the deadly nCoV virus, India has issued a fresh travel advisory to China.

    NEWS AT 3 PM, FEBRUARY 3rd, 2020

    Kerala confirms 3rd case of coronavirus; Union Health Ministry issues fresh travel advisory

    The patients had a travel history from China. Meanwhile, Kerala Health Minister K K Shailaja has confirmed that the student is in an isolation ward at Kanhangad district hospital in Kasaragod district and her condition is stable.

    Out of the 104 samples tested till Sunday, three have been tested positive. This is the third positive case reported from Kerala. The two earlier positive cases were reported from Thrissur and Alapuzha districts of Kerala

    The patients were kept in the isolation ward in the hospital and were being closely monitored. Both the patients are currently stable and have been kept in isolation.

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    Meanwhile, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issued a fresh travel advisory on Monday urging people to refrain from visiting China.

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