India closely monitoring situation in China after Coronavirus outbreak

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India is closely monitoring the evolving situation in China after the outbreak of Coronavirus which has claimed more than 20 lives and has infected hundreds.

“Embassy of India has been receiving queries from Indians in Hubei province as well as their relatives in India in connection with the evolving situation of the corona virus infection in China. In this regard Embassy of India is in touch with relevant Chinese authorities in Beijing and Wuhan as well as Indians in Hubei Province, especially in Wuhan.” the embassy said in a statement.

“We are closely monitoring the evolving situation in China, including advisories issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) in this connection. The relevant Chinese authorities have assured all assistance to residents of Wuhan, including food supply,” the statement added.

The embassy has started two hotline numbers (+8618612083629 and +8618612083617) for those who have any queries regarding the virus outbreak.