2020 coronavirus pandemic in India
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The first case of the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic was reported in India on 30 January 2020, originating from China. As of 15 March 2020, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has confirmed a total of 107 cases and 2 deaths in the country.
The outbreak has been declared an epidemic in Delhi, Haryana, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh, where provisions of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 have been invoked, and educational institutions and many commercial establishments have been shut down. India has also suspended all tourist visas, as a majority of the confirmed cases were linked to other countries.
Further information: Timeline of the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic in December 2019 – January 2020, February 2020, and March 2020