The new coronavirus strain, first discovered in the central city of Wuhan, has caused alarm because of its connection to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which killed nearly 650 people across mainland China and Hong Kong in 2002-2003. More
The 52-year old man from Phyang village was admitted to a hospital with cough, breathlessness and fever.
15 million yuan will support a research project led by Dr David Ho, a world-renowned HIV/AIDS researcher with the university.
The minister reviewed the preparedness and actions taken so far to handle the situation arising out of the outbreak.
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Chinese airlines have cut 80 percent of their planned capacity to, from and within China this week, as they grapple with a sharp fall in demand due to the virus that has killed more than 2,100 people in China.
The central province of Hubei, the epicentre of the outbreak, reported 115 new deaths, while in the provincial capital of Wuhan, 99 people died.
TV panels, which account for nearly 60 percent of the price of a TV unit, are mostly imported from China.
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For most companies, the anti-epidemic bonds are a way to deleverage their debt, as they have to pay lesser interest on them as compared to that being levied on their existing loans.
Last month, the national carrier had suspended its six weekly Delhi-Shanghai flights from January 31 to February 14.
Other deaths have occurred in Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines and France.
The South Asian nation is estimated to import about 2.36 million tonnes in February, shiptracking data from Refinitiv Eikon showed. That would exceed India's LNG imports in October of about 2.3 million tonnes, the previous highest monthly total.
According to the report by Dun & Bradstreet, the outbreak of coronavirus is already having a considerable impact on the Chinese economy, and its implications will increase for global businesses with operations or suppliers in the region.
Its warning comes just days after Apple rescinded its March quarter sales guidance because of slower-than-anticipated resumption of production in China and weak demand there, the world's biggest smartphone market.
Imports of parts from China would certainly be affected for a while due to the Coronavirus outbreak. But, at the same time, there is an opportunity for Indian companies to fill in the gap left by Chinese manufacturers.
Spot gold was down 0.2% at $1,608.96 per ounce, as of 0550 GMT. U.S. gold futures were flat at $1,611.90.
China has reported a dramatic drop in new cases in the province at the heart of the outbreak, although the toll of more than 2,000 ranks the epidemic among the biggest global health emergencies of recent decades.
The good news is that the recovery rates are showing signs of improvement worldwide, and the encouraging news that the coronavirus does not survive under conditions of higher temperatures.
More than 620 of the passengers on the Diamond Princess liner have been infected on the ship, which has been quarantined since Feb. 3, initially with about 3,700 people on board.
The company states that it uses computational mapping to convert facial features into an image onto the surface of N95 masks without distortion.
The reduction in the loan prime rate (LPR) -- one of the preferential rates commercial banks impose on their best customers and which serves as a reference for other lending rates -- is the latest measure to help companies struggling through the epidemic.
Wang Yi will hold talks with counterparts from the 10 Southeast Asian (ASEAN) countries in Vientiane in a hastily-convened meeting over the health scare.
China's National Health Commission (NHC) said the new confirmed cases declined to 394, registering the biggest drop since December when the first case was reported in Wuhan city in the central Hubei Province.
The new figures on Thursday followed an effort in the epicenter of the outbreak, the city of Wuhan, to go door-to-door to find every infected person.