From Feb 8 Air India to suspend Delhi-Hong Kong flights

Air India announced on Tuesday that it was suspending its Delhi-Hong Kong flight from 8 February, hours after the authorities confirmed the death of a new coronavirus patient.

Air India Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani said on Twitter "In view of the coronavirus issue Air India is suspending its flights to Hong Kong after flying AI314 on the 7th of February 2020,".

The deadly virus, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, spreads rapidly to other countries. Hong Kong confirmed the death of a patient being treated for the virus on Tuesday