Amid low passenger footfall due to coronavirus outbreak, Indian Railways cancels 168 trains across various zones

The operations of these trains have been cancelled between 20 and 31 March

Asian News International March 19, 2020 13:55:21 IST
Amid low passenger footfall due to coronavirus outbreak, Indian Railways cancels 168 trains across various zones

New Delhi: In the backdrop of low passenger footfall due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Indian Railways on Thursday announced cancellation of 168 trains across various zones in the country.

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The operations of these trains have been cancelled between 20 and 31 March .

India on Thursday reported 13 fresh cases of coronavirus , taking the tally to 169 in the country.

According to official data provided by the Ministry of Health, as many as 15 people infected with the virus have been discharged after receiving treatment.

No fatality has been reported in the last 24 hours in the country.

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According to data, Maharashtra continues to have the highest number of cases among all states with 45 postive cases including three foreign nationals.

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