CHANDIGARH, March 2 -- AMID the growing scare over the deadly Coronavirus, the Punjab government on Monday announced emergency measures, including setting up of Flu Corners in all government and private hospitals, to prepare for any exigency arising from the epidemic.

The Flu Corners will screen all suspected cases of respiratory tract infections at the earliest and ensure that movement of such cases is restricted in order to prevent the spread of the disease.

The Cabinet, at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, took stock of the situation triggered by the global epidemic, even as one confirmed case each of the disease was reported from Delhi and Telangana.

The Cabinet approved the Punjab Epidemic Diseases, COVID-19 ...