While China, the epicentre of dreadful COVID-19 is struggling to contain the spread of novel viral infection, the United Nations confirmed the fourth case on Friday. Though the state health department confirmed the teenager is kept under isolation, the high school in which he was studying at Washington ran into chaos.
The school authorities announced that the school will remain shut until March 3rd while the premises would undergo a deep cleansing. The health department has conducted medical tests on the classmates and friends of the infected teenager. The previous cases were reported in Silicon Valley which has the majority of the NRIs.
Meanwhile, the United States has been postponing all the crucial summits and meeting with other nations’ officials in the wake of newly confirmed cases. In a recent revelation, the nation postponed the ASEAN summit scheduled to take place in Las Vegas in the first week of March.
The summit is reported to be hosted by President Donal Trump. The supreme President was also said to skip a few of the crucial summits instead has sent his national security advisor Robert O’Brien.