By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

India health officials reported the first confirmed novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) case Thursday. According to a Ministry of Health and Family Welfare statement:

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Positive case of Novel Coronavirus patient, of a student studying in Wuhan University, has been reported in Kerala.

The patient has tested positive for Novel Coronavirus  and is in isolation in the hospital.

The patient is stable and is being closely monitored.