7-Day Institutional Quarantine For Passengers Arriving In Delhi From UK
In Delhi, 13 individuals have tested favorable for the new coronavirus version (File)
Passengers getting here from the UK will be sent out to seven days of institutional quarantine prior to home isolation even if they test unfavorable for the coronavirus, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today as flights from Britain resumed after a two-week restriction.
An Air India flight from the UK landed in Delhi this morning with close to 250 passengers amid issues about a mutant fast-spreading stress of the coronavirus that emerged in that country.
The federal government had suspended services in between the two nations on December 23 over the brand-new and more contagious stress of the virus. Many major European countries like France, Spain and Germany have extended the restriction.
The number of individuals who have actually evaluated favorable for the new UK version has climbed up to 82.
” To secure Delhiites from direct exposure to infection from UK, Delhi government takes important decisions. All those showing up from UK, who check positive will be separated in an isolation center. Unfavorable ones will be taken to a quarantine facility for seven days followed by 7 days house quarantine,” Arvind Kejriwal tweeted.
To protect Delhiites from exposure to virus from UK, Del govt takes imp decisions.
All those showing up from UK, who evaluate positive will be separated in an isolation facility. Negative ones will be required to a quarantine facility for 7 days followed by 7 days house quarantine pic.twitter.com/hYDsaOn8q1
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) January 8, 2021
The Delhi Chief Minister had previously urged the Centre to extend the flights ban till January 31 because of the “exceptionally severe” COVID circumstance in the UK, which went into a full lockdown today.
” The Centre has decided to raise the ban and start UK flights. In view of the very serious situation in UK, I would urge central federal government to extend the ban till January 31,” Mr Kejriwal had tweeted.
” With excellent trouble, individuals have brought COVID circumstance in control. UK’s COVID scenario is really major. Now, why lift ban and expose our people to risk?” the chief minister stated.
In Delhi, 13 individuals have evaluated positive for the brand-new coronavirus version.
According to the federal government, 30 flights will operate each week – 15 each by Indian and UK carriers. This will stand till 23 January, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri tweeted previously today.
New SOP released by the government for passengers from the UK needs them to take self-paid COVID-19 tests on arrival. Passengers likewise have to carry COVID-19 negative reports from a test done 72 hours prior to their journey. They need to quarantine for 14 days even if they test negative on arrival, today 2 states have actually defined that half of that will be at a federal government center.
Maharashtra also just recently declared 7 days of institutional quarantine and seven days home seclusion for guests from the UK.
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