(*4*)4 extra travellers from “at-risk” nations examined constructive for COVID-19 on arrival at Delhi Airport
4 extra travellers from “at-risk” nations examined constructive for COVID-19 on arrival on the Indira Gandhi Worldwide Airport in Delhi at this time, officers mentioned.
Three out of the 243 folks on the Air France flight that landed on the airport round midnight examined constructive for Covid, an official instructed information company Press Belief of India.
Yet one more individual travelling with 195 others on a flight from London was discovered to be contaminated with coronavirus, the official instructed Press Belief of India.
Their samples have been despatched to the Nationwide Centre for Illness Management for genome sequencing to establish if they’ve the brand new variant, Omicron, which has been categorised as ‘variant of concern’ by the World Well being Organisation.
A complete of eight folks from “at-risk” nations have examined constructive for COVID-19 since stricter norms for worldwide passengers got here into impact on Tuesday midnight. The eight Covid constructive travellers and two different passengers who confirmed “Covid-like signs” have been admitted to the Lok Nayak Hospital, the place a devoted ward has been arrange for isolating and treating such sufferers.
In response to the Centre, the nations designated as “at-risk” are European nations, together with the UK, and South Africa, Brazil, Botswana, China, Mauritius, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Singapore, Hong Kong and Israel.
Below the brand new norms, RT-PCR exams are obligatory for passengers arriving from the “at-risk” nations and they are going to be allowed to go away the airport solely after the outcomes come.
Additionally, 5 per cent of the passengers arriving in flights from different nations will probably be topic to the check randomly.
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