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2 new coronavirus cases reported in Noida, total number of cases rises to 13

As the number of coronavirus cases increase, Noida has baned all community events to prevent the infection from spreading further.

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Noida: Two persons have tested positive for coronavirus in the city, one in Sector 78 and another in Sector 100 with travel history to France, said Gautam Budh Nagar CMO Anurag Bhargav.

Both have been admitted to a designated isolation hospital. Meanwhile, amid the coronavirus scare in the country, the Noida Authority on Monday announced a ban on all community events in the area to prevent the spread of the infection.

According to Noida Authority officer on special duty, Indu Prakash Singh, the ban was imposed on the orders of Noida Authority CEO Ritu Maheshwari, in view of the growing cases of COVID-19 in the country.

Uttar Pradesh has reported 13 cases of COVID-19 as of yet. Two people have so far died of the infection in the country. The virus had first emerged in China’s Wuhan city in December last year.

Also read: From Kashmir to coronavirus, how Modi’s silver bullet Jaishankar is keeping troubles away


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