Five new positive cases of coronavirus have been reported in Kerala’s Pathanamthitta district on March 08. Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja informed the media. She said, “Three of them returned from Italy and two were their contacts. We have isolated the patients in our govt hospital. We will tackle it. The health department is very active in Pathanamthitta district.” At least 40 cases of the deadly virus have been reported so far in India.