Exactly two years back today, on January 30, 2020, a third-year medical student from Wuhan university tested positive for coronavirus, becoming the country's first COVID-19 patient, days after she had returned home following semester holidays. This is her story, in an exclusive interview with The New Indian Express.
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Italy on March 15 reported its biggest one-day increase in cases and deaths during the coronavirus outbreak.
Four new cases of novel coronavirus have been reported in the country, taking the number of confirmed cases to 43 on March 9.
China has reported 42 new fatalities from the novel coronavirus outbreak, taking the death toll to 2,912.
Panic has struck the crew and passengers of the luxury cruise liner that has been quarantined off a port in Japan since February 5.
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Speaking to Express, Afzal Nujumudeen, a fourth-year medical student at Wuhan University said that the Chinese government had imposed a complete shutdown in Wuhan.