Coronavirus update: All Schools, Colleges and Cinema halls in Delhi Shut till March 31. Delhi on Thursday recorded the sixth positive case in the national capital. 

Schools, colleges and all Cinema halls will remain close in Delhi till 31 March due to coronavirus concerns.  The Chief Ministry has also stated that ”Schools and colleges where exams are not being held will also remain closed. 

Moreover, Kejriwal also added that the vacant flats owned by Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board to be used for quarantine.

Meanwhile, Delhi on Thursday recorded the sixth positive case in the national capital. The patient is the mother of a 46-year-old man, who tested positive for novel coronavirus. The 69-year-old woman has also been detected with the virus, making her the sixth patient in the national capital, officials said on Thursday.

The patient is admitted to RML Hospital. Her son has a history of travel to Japan, Geneva and Italy. They are residents of West Delhi’s Janakpuri. Also, Eight other members of their family were found to be asymptomatic.

Total number of novel Coronavirus cases reached 73 on Thursday in India, data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.

Of these 56 are Indian nationals and 17 are foreigners. The data took into account cases compiled till 11 a.m. on the day.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the government is fully vigilant about the situation due to coronavirus and urged people to “not to be panic” and “take precautions”.

The World Health Organisation declared the novel coronavirus or COVID-19 as global pandemic on Wednesday. The death toll of COVID-19 has crossed the 4,000 marks and confirmed cases globally have touched 1 lakh as per the reports.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said no minister of the central government will travel abroad in the upcoming days in view of the global coronavirus pandemic. He also urged Indians to avoid non-essential travel, saying the chain of spread can be broken and safety ensured by avoiding large gatherings.

The Union Health Ministry has said there are adequate COVID-19 testing facilitates across the country as it sought to allay fears over the global pandemic. “Coronavirus is difficult to isolate; developing a vaccine will take at least one-and-a-half to two years,” said officials. The ministry said that India’s efforts to deal with coronavirus are in consonance with the World Health Organization (WHO), with the focus on preventive approach.