Monday, July 13, 2020

152 people brought back to MP from UAE in special flight

Indore: A total of 152 people, including a child, who were stranded in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for a long time due to COVID-19, returned to Madhya Pradesh on Sunday night, an official said.
Under the Vande Bharat mission, an Air India flight from Sharjah landed here at Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport at 8.40 pm, nodal officer for the prevention of COVID-19 in Indore district, Amit Malakar said.

"A total of 152 passengers, including a child, came back to their home country through this special flight," he said.

Malakar said that during the screening at the airport, none of the passengers were found having symptoms of COVID-19.

But all of them will be kept in isolation for seven days as per the Centre''s guideline.

Among these 152, nearly 50 are from Indore and they were sent to an isolation centre created in a city-based hotel for the next seven days and after that they would be allowed to go home where they have to live separately from other members of the family for another seven days.
12/07/20 PTI/Outlook
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