An Italian had tested positive for the virus in the western desert state of Rajasthan, a health offical said on Monday.
Italian tourists interact with medical staff in preventive isolation at ITBP quarantine facility in New Delhi. AFP
Indian shares edged lower on Wednesday as an emergency 50 basis point rate cut by the US Federal Reserve failed to calm investor nerves about the debilitating impact of the coronavirus outbreak.
The surprise rate cut on Tuesday was accompanied by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's acknowledgement of an uncertain outlook and his view that rate cuts will not restore supply chains, sending US stocks sharply lower overnight and gold higher.