Coronavirus can live in the air for three hours, upto two to three days on plastic and stainless steel
A study found that viable virus could be detected up to four hours on copper and up to 24 hours on cardboard.
Domestic spread has slowed down in the past seven days due to weeks of strict measures imposed to control the movement of people and traffic.
Coronavirus cases reach 60 in India: As WHO calls outbreak 'pandemic', govt cancels all visitor visas
The number of coronavirus cases in the country crossed 60 on Wednesday, with the Union heath ministry confirming confirming at least 10 new cases
76-year-old man from Karnataka suspected to be infected with coronavirus dies; had travel history to Saudi Arabia
Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu on Wednesday said there is no confirmation that the death was due to coronavirus and test reports of his samples were awaited.
Coronavirus outbreak: Government focussed on bringing back Indians stuck in Italy and Iran, says S Jaishankar in Rajya Sabha
The Minister said Iran and Italy were two 'focal points' for the government as any 'worldwide activity' will only add to the panic
Coronavirus cases cross 50 in India as Kerala imposes restrictions on public events, shuts schools and cinema houses; China sees fall in new cases
Karnataka, Kerala, and Pune confirmed fresh cases on Tuesday, taking the total number of infections in India above 50 amid a subdued Holi celebration across India.
Six more coronavirus cases confirmed in Kerala; cinema halls shut till 31 March, schools up to Class 7 suspended as infections rise to 12
Six more cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Kerala, and the total number of infected people now stood at 12, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said here on Tuesday
Bishop Franco Mulakkal faces fresh allegations of sexual assault; nun says police paid no heed to 2018 complaint
Another nun from Kerala has accused the former bishop of the Jalandhar diocese Franco Mulakkal of sexual assault in 2018, but no action was taken on her complaint, reports said
COVID-19 update 14 Feb: One Kerala patient discharged from hospital, WHO holds press briefing and more
Around 1,400 people had succumbed to the COVID-19 viral infection in China as of Friday afternoon. The total number of cases worldwide has jumped to 65,000.
Kerala rains: Kochi International Airport suspends all operations till Sunday due to heavy waterlogging
The Kochi International Airport suspended all operations till Sunday as the runway area in the airport is waterlogged due to flood, the airport authorities said.
Unrelenting rains force Kerala authorities to open dams' shutters; experts blame poor planning for scale of spate
The rain fury that left a trail of destruction across Kerala since 8 August has subsided but the water that it has brought to reservoirs of many major and minor dams continues to haunt a large segment of people in the state.
Kerala rains updates: Death toll rises to 29, over 54,000 displaced; 11 of 14 districts in state on high alert
Dam reservoirs and rivers overflowed, sections of highways collapsed and homes were swept away in severe flooding in more than half of Kerala, after days of incessant rains left nearly 54,000 people homeless and killed at least 29