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NEW DELHI : The Arvind Kejriwal government in Delhi on Wednesday issued a public health advisory on novel coronavirus after the deadly virus claimed the lives of nearly 500 people globally and left nearly 25,000 people infected.

The advisory prescribed do's and dont's for the public to ward off any infection. The govt has also sets up a 24x7 control room for the citizens for any query related to virus, an official said.

"A round-the-clock control room has also been set up at the Directorate General of Health Services' headquarters to address queries related to the virus," said the official.

Earlier on Monday, the Indian government set up a task force to monitor the situation arising out of the novel coronavirus with representatives from the Ministries of Health, Home, Civil Aviation and Women and Child Development

India has so far reported three positive cases of nCoV from Kerala, after its outbreak in China's Wuhan city.



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