Coronavirus cases in India up to 28, including 16 Italians: Health Ministry

A dedicated lift for people with coronavirus in Hyderabad, India. (File photo: AFP)

Sixteen Italian nationals in India have tested positive for coronavirus, New Delhi's health minister said on Wednesday, as the total number of cases in the country rose sharply to 28.

An Italian had tested positive for the virus in the western desert state of Rajasthan, a health official said on Monday.

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