Hyderabad: A church in Hyderabad is trying to fight the deadly Corona virus with prayers.

While the virus has been causing havoc around the world, including India, the United Peoples Fellowship Church in Ramnagar, Hyderabad, has decided to conduct prayers for 21 days, beginning 3 February, order to stop the outbreak.

The prayers will be held three times a day – 4-7 am in the morning, 10 am to 1 pm in the afternoon, and 6-8:30 pm in the evening.

Corona virus, which originated in China, has killed over 304 people in China and has spread to at least 24 countries, including Germany and the United States. A total of 14,380 cases have been reported from all the 24 countries and territories.

On 1 February, families of 324 Indian students heaved a sigh of relief after their children came home in a special Air India Boeing 747. All of them are being closely observed. Meanwhile, India has suspended online visa for Chinese citizens.

Kerala confirmed its second case of Corona virus, a student who returned from Wuhan university in China on 26 January. She has been kept in isolation at the Alapuzha medical college.

Anurag Mallick

A sports enthusiast, Anurag Mallick is currently working with Newsmeter as a reporter. He is a mass communication graduate from Loyola Academy. He is also a budding presenter and loves talking in front of the camera. His future aim is to discuss cricket professionally. He has earlier interned with a YouTube Channel, "Hind ki Pukaar" where he spoke on various topics infront of the camera. He has also interned with "WrytIn", a content writing platform, where he wrote articles on sports & entertainment. "Lights, Camera, Cricket" is what sums him up. He also loves playing cricket and other sports like Badminton & Volleyball.

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