A British national has been questioned by Indian cops after putting up a sign offering "anti-coronavirus juice" at his cafe.
He allegedly put up an advertising board outside his cafe offering the "juice" for 150 INR, the equivalent of £1.72.
The unnamed Brit, 60, runs the a cafe in the tourist town of Varkala, in the southeastern Indian state of Kerala, reports local media.
Local residents are said to have reported the sign to the police who went to the scene to question the owner about the board.
He reportedly told the officers that the juice was made up of ginger, lemon and gooseberry and that he had decided to label it anti-coronavirus to highlight the general medicinal properties of the herbal juice, saying it had no proven resistance to the virus.
According to the police, he had not sold any of the juice and he was released after receiving a strong warning from the authorities who said he did not have any “dubious intentions” with the advert.
Reports state an Italian tourist who had stayed in Varkala tested positive for the virus.
The confirmed number of coronavirus positive cases in India increased to 184 after fresh cases emerged from Maharashtra, Karnataka and Chattisgarh, India Today reports.
In the UK there have been 2,626 confirmed cases, and 104 deaths, according to the government website.
The risk to the UK has been raised to high and the government advises if you have symptoms to stay at home for 7 days.
If you live with other people, they should stay at home for 14 days from the day the first person got symptoms.
This will help to protect others in your community while you are infectious.
Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.
You do not need to contact NHS 111 to tell them you’re staying at home.
Testing for coronavirus is not needed if you’re staying at home.
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