India and Philippines on Thursday confirmed their first cases in the coronavirus outbreak which originated from China.
In India, the case was reported from the southern Kerala province. The Philippines Health Ministry also confirmed the first case of the virus in the country but gave no details, the Manila Times reported.
An Indian student who returned from Wuhan, capital of the Hubei province and the virus’ epicenter, reached Kerala Thursday and tested positive for the coronavirus, the Indian Express reported.
A student of Wuhan University, the patient has been kept in complete isolation.
The virus, which originated in the city of Wuhan, has