The CMS Secretariat is in constant contact with the UN Department for Safety and Security as well as the Government of India regarding the emerging Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and is closely monitoring the situation. As of 10 February 2020, CMS COP13 and all associated events linked to the international conference will take place as planned from 15-22 February 2020 in Gandhinagar, India.
The Government of India has put in place numerous safety measures. The Prime Minister’s Office and the Ministry of Health, Family and Welfare (MoHFW) are also closely monitoring the situation and intensifying preparedness and response efforts. The MoHFW and Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation have initiated precautionary procedures, including entry screening for travellers coming from China at 21 airports in India.
As of 4 February 2020, three cases of 2019-nCoV have been reported in Kerala, India. One of the patients, a student returning from Wuhan, is currently in stable condition and being cared for in hospital isolation.
The CMS Secretariat will be making the latest World Health Organization (WHO) Situation Reports available on this webpage as soon as they become available and will continue to do so until the last day of the Conference (22 February 2020).
WHO Situation Reports on Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
Last updated on 10 February 2020