In the midst of the vaccination campaign in Britain, the new and inferior nature of the corona has caused the whole world to worry. India is also not untouched by this. Meanwhile, information has been received that six people who came to Delhi from Britain have been found infected. In this case, a total of 26 infected people have been found in the country so far from Britain. However, it is difficult to say right now that they have all been infected with the new strains of Corona.
So far, Covid has been confirmed by travelers returning from the UK to Karnataka, Chennai, Delhi, Amritsar and Kolkata. In view of this, a meeting was convened immediately by the Joint Monitoring Group of the Union Ministry of Health and the impact of the situation of the Covid-19 in Britain was reviewed in India. India has banned all flights coming from Britain till 31 December.
Kerala Health Minister KK Selja has said that we are afraid that the new strain of Corona will come to Kerala as well. We have decided to screen all passengers arriving from Europe, Italy and the UK at all international airports in Kerala. He will remain in his home amidst harsh surveillance. A plane from Britain arrived yesterday, the results of which are yet to come.
The government has decided to set up a help desk at international airports in view of the growing Corona case in the country and the new version of the virus in Britain. Passengers coming to India from other countries including Britain, it will be mandatory to get Kovid test RT-PCR done at the airport.
Six passengers on Air India’s London-Delhi flight have been found to be Covid-19 positive. The flight landed in Delhi at 11.30 pm on Monday night. Five of them were found infected at Delhi airport and one in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu. The health department said on Tuesday that the sample was sent to the National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune to check whether it is a new strain of the virus or the same old one.
The passenger has been referred to King’s Institute Hospital and is currently quarantined. Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan said on Tuesday that anyone who has visited the UK in the last ten days. We are identifying it and doing RT-PCR testing. We are monitoring all passengers on flights to and from the UK and those who are infected passengers in Chennai, it cannot be said that they are infected with the new strain of Britain.