India has decided to start random coronavirus testing for international passengers arriving from today in light of rising cases in China and several other countries.
New Delhi: Coronavirus, the deadly virus, is spreading its wings once more around the world, and a sudden increase in Covid cases in several countries, such as China, Japan, Brazil, and so on, has raised the eyebrows of other nations, including India. PM Narendra Modi convened a high-level meeting with ministers and top officials to discuss how to curb the virus and deal with the situation.
India has decided to start random coronavirus testing for international passengers arriving from today in light of rising cases in China and several other countries. According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, airlines must direct their crew members to identify and bring 2% of international passengers to the airport’s testing facility.
COVID- 19 infections in China are currently thought to be caused by Omicron subvariant BF.7, with four cases reported so far. In India, seven variants have been detected so far.
Despite the fact that the number of coronavirus cases in the country has been declining, there have been 162 infections in the last 24 hours. The country also reported nine COVID-related deaths, bringing the total number of fatalities to 5,306,006.
201 new COVID-19 infections in India
201 new coronavirus infections were reported in India, raising the tally to 4.46 crore. However, the number of active cases increased to 3,397, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday.
The total number of people who died from this deadly virus is 5,30,691, with one fatality reconciled by Kerala; the data was updated at 8 am by the ministry.