Corona Virus Ranking: India ranks 17 in importing Corona Virus
The researchers of Robert Koch institute in Germany and Humboldt University have founded mathematical model to predict global spread of novel corona virus cases. India was ranked 17th in the ranking system. So far three cases have been reported in Kerala. They are all from Kerala
In India, among all the cities, cities with international airports namely Mumbai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kochi are at high risks.
The study says that the spread of the virus is predominantly due to air travel. According to the ranking, the top 10 countries that are at risk due to corona virus are Japan, Thailand, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia and Cambodia.
The highest risk of importing the virus was with Thailand. It was 2.1%. The import risk of India was at 0.2% according to the study.
Current Scenario of Corona Virus
The China National Health Commission recently reported that so far 908 people have died due to the virus so far. Due to the virus, food prices have hiked by 20.6% in China.
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