The Air India airplane has been taken to isolation and Indian Custom has accomplished all formalities of screening the passengers and their items.
- Last Updated: March 12, 2020, 1:43 PM IST
UPDATE: The evacuees will probably be monitored for 2 weeks by a professional workforce of docs and workers members, to observe for any indicators of an infection.
An Air India flight AI-138 from Milan, Italy to Delhi reached Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi with out COVID-19 screening on the Milan airport. The flight carrying had 83 passengers on board was taken to isolation bay at Delhi Airport by Delhi customs.
Eighty-three individuals, together with 9 foreigners of Indian origin, have been quarantined on the Army facility in Manesar close to Delhi, officers mentioned. The Indian Army mentioned 16 youngsters (six feminine and 10 male) and one toddler are among the many 83 individuals.
The evacuees will probably be monitored for 2 weeks by a professional workforce of docs and workers members, to observe for any indicators of an infection. “If any individual is suspected to be infected, he/she will be shifted to an isolation facility,” the officers added.
Daily medical examination of all 83 individuals will probably be performed on the facility, they mentioned. After 14 days, individuals with no signs will probably be allowed to go residence with their detailed documentation despatched to the district, state surveillance models for additional statement, the officers mentioned.
Apart from enjoying video games, watching TV and having meals collectively inside a barrack, nobody will probably be allowed to work together with the members of one other barrack and positively not of one other sector, they mentioned.
“Those found infected will be shifted to Safdarjung hospital isolation ward for further medical exams and recovery. Samples will be sent to Department of Virology AIIMS and confirmation will be done by the NCDC (National Centre for Disease Control),” they added.
Indian college students dropped at India from China have been additionally stored on the Army’s quarantine centre in Manesar.
The Union well being ministry mentioned on Wednesday the variety of confirmed circumstances of novel coronavirus in India has risen to 60, with two recent optimistic circumstances — one every from Delhi and Rajasthan — being reported.
With Inputs from PTI
This post was last modified on March 13, 2020 3:30 am