4 more international travellers test Covid-19 positive at Delhi airport : Officials

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Four additional travellers from “in danger” nations tested positive for Covid-19 on landing in the Indira Gandhi International Airport here on Thursday, authorities said.

Three out of the 243 individuals on the Air France flight that arrived at the air terminal around 12 PM tried positive for Covid, an authority said.

Another individual going with 195 others on a departure from London was viewed as contaminated with Covid, the authority said.

Their examples have been shipped off the National Center for Disease Control for genome sequencing to determine on the off chance that they have the new variation, Omicron, which has been delegated ‘variation of worry’ by the World Health Organization.

A sum of eight individuals from “in danger” nations have tried positive for Covid since stricter standards for global travelers happened on Tuesday 12 PM.

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The eight Covid positive voyagers and two different travelers who showed “Coronavirus like indications” have been conceded to the Lok Nayak Hospital, where a committed ward has been set okay with disengaging and treating such patients.

As indicated by the Center, the nations assigned as “in danger” are European nations, including the UK, and South Africa, Brazil, Botswana, China, Mauritius, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Singapore, Hong Kong and Israel.

Under the new standards, RT-PCR tests are compulsory for travelers showing up from the “in danger” nations and they will be permitted to leave the air terminal solely after the outcomes come.

Likewise, five percent of the travelers showing up in departures from different nations will be dependent upon the test haphazardly. PTI

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