The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country rose to 84 on Saturday, as per the Union health ministry, prompting the Centre to declare the outbreak a “notified disaster” and issue directives to states specifying list of items and norms of assistance for containment of COVID-19 under their disaster funds. Under the directives, the…

The order said disciplinary action will be initiated against the suspended doctor who was deputed in the surveillance team. PTIUpdated:March 14, 2020, 4:39 PM IST Representative Image. Jammu: A medical officer here was placed under suspension for allegedly refusing surveillance duty to monitor suspected coronavirus cases placed under home quarantine in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch…