85 Indian students from university town of Pavia, which has reported 17 coronavirus deaths over the past few days, have written to the Indian authorities seeking for evacuation at the earliest. Last month, three people in Kerala had tested positive for the life threatening virus. However, the three people were discharged from the hospital after they recovered, bringing the current coronavirus cases in India to zero.
The number of death killed by coronavirus has crossed 3,000 worldwide and China has reported 42 more deaths.
More than 90% of the total deaths are in Hubei, Wuhan, where the first case of the virus was reported. There have also been deaths in 10 other countries, including more than 50 in Iran and more than 30 in Italy.
Globally, there have been almost 90,000 confirmed cases.
Countries including Qatar, Ecuador, Luxembourg and Ireland all confirmed their first cases over the weekend, and Indonesia followed on Monday.
Two people have reportedly died in the United States.
The G7 countries, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States, have all confirmed cases of the deadly virus.
Coronavirus has been declared a global emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO), as the outbreak continued to spread outside China. Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province remains the most affected place by the virus.