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Coronavirus: Suresh Prabhu quarantines self after Saudi Arabia trip

Total number of coronavirus cases in India has climbed to 147 on Wednesday

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Coronavirus: Suresh Prabhu quarantines self after return from Saudi Arabia
Former Union minister and BJP MP Suresh Prabhu

Former Union minister and BJP MP Suresh Prabhu has self quarantined himself at his residence for the next 14 days, as a precautionary measure following his return from Saudi Arabia to attend a meeting on March 10. Sources said though Prabhu has tested negative for the coronavirus, he, however has decided to stay in isolation as a precaution.

Earlier, Union Minister of State V Muraleedharan too self-quarantined himself at his residence in the national capital as a precautionary measure after a medical institute he had visited recently had reported a COVID-19 case. He too had tested negative. The total number of the coronavirus cases in India has climbed to 147 on Wednesday.

Also read: Coronavirus in India Live updates: Telangana reports another COVID-19 positive case; total tally reaches 148

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