Friday, December 31, 2021

Indore: Woman vaccinated four times tests Covid positive at airport; stopped from boarding flight

New Delhi: A woman, who was vaccinated four times, tested positive for coronavirus at the Indore airport following which she was prevented from boarding Air India’s Dubai-bound flight on December 29.

As per the report, the 44-year-old Dubai resident has already taken four doses of two different vaccines against COVID-19.

Indore Health Department’s Medical Officer Dr Priyanka Kourav told PTI, “As per the standard practice, rapid RT-PCR tests are conducted during the weekly Indore-Dubai flight and as part of it, 89 passengers were tested today. A woman among them was found infected with coronavirus."

The woman had arrived in Mhow town near Indore in Madhya Pradesh 12 days back to attend the marriage of a close relative, the official said.

She had taken two doses each of Sinopharm and Pfizer’s anti-COVID-19 vaccines between January and August, the official said.

As of now, the woman is asymptomatic. But, she informed the airport’s health staff that she was suffering from a cold and cough four days back, said Dr Kourav said.

30/12/21 India Today

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