"Both the girls are healthy. They have tested negative for COVID-19. Their mother, maternal uncle and grandmother have tested coronavirus positive a few days back," said AIIMS Director Dr Nitin Nagarkar.

Rupani was examined for COVID-19 symptoms, after a local Congress MLA, who attended a high-level meeting called by the Gujarat Chief Minister, tested positive for coronavirus on Tuesday.

Out of the total tally, 9,756 cases are active while 1,306 patients have been cured/discharged and migrated.

The senior doctor from Bethany Hospital in Shillong had tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.

After each contact with potential coronavirus patients, staff should disinfect all CT and MR machine gantries, noninvasive ultrasound probes, blood pressure cuffs, and mouse and keyboards at imaging stations.

As many as 1,036 people have recovered from the disease so far, said Aggarwal during the daily media briefing on the coronavirus.

These control rooms have been set up to address wage-related grievances of workers employed in Central Sphere and to mitigate the problems of migrant workers through coordination with various state governments.

When an epidemic occurs, a physician should not abandon his duty for fear of contracting the disease himself.

The word quarantine comes from quarantena, meaning "forty days", used in the 14th-15th-century Venetian language and designating the period that all ships were required to be isolated before passengers and crew could go ashore during the Black Death plague epidemic