Israel's foreign embassy in India shared a picture Saturday of a street in Tel Aviv named after famed and revered Indian polymath, poet, musician, artist and ayurveda-researcher Rabindranath Tagore.
The Iranian Foreign Minister mentioned that the Parsis are in fact Zoroastrians who migrated to India centuries ago.
India has been under lockdown since March 25 and confirmed nearly 50,000 coronavirus cases and some 1,694 deaths.
Tiwari said that the proscription was a "a precautionary measure to protect people from getting infected," according to the Hindustan Times.
The Punjab government also coordinated a special webinar with the Embassy of Israel in India, focusing on technological advancements used by Israel in its response to the coronavirus outbreak.
The USFDA, the EU's drug regulator and the Canadian health department have cautioned against the use of hydroxychloroquine, citing side effects such as abnormal heart rhythms and rapid heart rates.
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India's tally of coronavirus infections has since jumped to 12,380, including 414 deaths.
Though the numbers are small compared with hard-hit western nations, like the United States, Italy and Spain, health experts fear that is because of India's low levels of testing.
Netanyahu thanked Modi for making an exception in his country’s no-export rule.