Coronavirus: Viswanathan Anand extends his stay in Germany due to flight restrictions
Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand has extended his stay in Germany ue to flight restrictions amid the coronavirus outbreak.
He had gone to Germany to take part in the Bundesiga chess tournament and was slated to return on March 16.
"Withrecent flight disruption and travel advisory,it makes more sense to stay put rather than risking your self and putting everybody else at risk,"Anand's wife Aruna told ANI.
Asked when Anand is expected to return to India,she siad,"It depends because the situation is very fluid so we are waiting and watching".
The World Health Organisation(WHO) on Friday declared that the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic has moved from China,whre new cases reported have drastically decreased to Europe,where most countries are seeing a climb in infections and fatalities.