Mumbai Man Whose Mother Died in China Waits For Mortal Remains to Arrive, Says 'Transportation Delay May Be Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

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Mumbai, February 18: Puneet Mehra, whose mother lost her life at a hospital in China after passing out on a Melbourne to Mumbai flight via Beijing on January 24 appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi & External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar for early repatriation of her mortal remains. Mehra's mother passed away last month and till now her mortal remains have not reached India.

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According to an ANI tweet, Mehra said, "Due to some reason transportation process could not be initiated, I do not know if it was due to coronavirus. It has been so long and my mother's mortal remains are not yet back, I do not know what state she is in. I appeal to PM and government to bring her back." On the other hand, COVID-19 claimed 1,800 lives till now, as per the Chinese government. Coronavirus Scare in India: 'Emergency Notification' on Deadly Virus Goes Viral on WhatsApp; It is Fake, Clarifies Government.

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The outbreak of coronavirus has led to widespread scare across the world. Panic and fear have gripped India in the backdrop of outbreak of COVID-19 in Wuhan city of China. Several patients showing symptoms have been quarantined to prevent the spread of coronavirus.