Monday, August 23, 2021

2 Passengers From Afghanistan Flight to Delhi Test Covid Positive

New Delhi: Two passengers out of the 146 evacuated from Afghanistan on Monday tested positive for Covid-19 after landing in Delhi. “Two people coming from Afghanistan have been found COVID positive. They have been sent to LNJP (Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan) Hospital,” Rajendra Kumar, Sub Divisional Magistrate told news agency ANI. The infected were among the second batch of 146 Indian nationals evacuated in four different flights via Qatar’s capital Doha.

These passengers were evacuated from Afghanistan by NATO and American aircraft in view of the deteriorating security situation in the war-torn country. Out of the second batch of Indian evacuees, 104 people were brought back in a Vistara flight, 30 by a Qatar Airways flight and 11 of them returned by an Indigo flight, while one person returned by an Air India flight. 

India on Sunday brought back 392 people including two Afghan lawmakers and two Nepalese nationals in three different flights under the evacuation mission amid a continued scramble by various countries to rescue their citizens from Kabul.


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