60 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in India

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The Delhi High Court sought stand of Centre and the Delhi government on a PIL seeking proper and adequate measures to combat coronavirus

Doctors and nurses speak during an awareness event against coronavirus at a government hospital, in Jammu. PTI photo

New Delhi: With 10 more people confirmed positive for novel coronavirus, the total number of Covid-19 cases in India has jumped to 60, the government said on Wednesday. Out of the 60 cases, 36 are Indian citizens while the remaining 16 are Italian tourists in India.

The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the stand of the Centre and the Delhi government on a PIL seeking proper and adequate measures to combat coronavirus.

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar issued notice to the Ministry of Health and the Delhi government seeking their replies on the public interest litigation (PIL) filed by an advocate.

The petition, by lawyer Triveni Potekar, seeks directions to the Centre and the Delhi government to make available important and relevant information on access to and availability of medical facilities for testing and treatment for the coronavirus disease.

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