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New Delhi: Amid the coronavirus scare, Robert Vadra, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's husband, has also batted for the traditional Indian greeting of 'Namaste' in order to avoid physical contact.

Vadra wrote on Facebook: "Our Indian way of greeting is appreciated all over the world & it's the most hygienic too."

"Stay safe, stay healthy and smile with not a handshake or fist bump but with our joined hands 'Namaste'. Really wish that all our citizens take precautions at this time of coronavirus & stay healthy," wrote Vadra.

With five new cases of the novel coronavirus being reported from Kerala on Sunday, the total number of COVID-19 cases in India stands at 39.

The new coronavirus cases from the Pathanamthitta district of Kerala were confirmed by Kerala state Health Minister K.K. Shailaja, who said the family acted irresponsibly by not reporting to the authorities after arriving from Italy.

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.

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