New Delhi: As many as 39 international air passengers arriving in India in the last two days across the country have tested positive for Covid-19.
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will visit Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport tomorrow to take stock of the situation. A total of 6,000 people were randomly tested under the new protocol following a surge in Covid infections.
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will visit the airport tomorrow to take stock of the corona situation. The reason behind conducting the mock drill on Covid is to check the availability of facilities.
According to sources, the death rate will not increase in the country due to Covid infection, but cases will increase. So far 220 variants of Corona have come in India. Out of the international travelers, 6000 people were tested, out of which 39 people were found positive.
These tests have been done in two days. Isolation of the BF7 strain of Kovid has been done. The effect of the vaccine is being seen on this variant. January is an important month in terms of infection. Air facilities will start for six countries next week. People coming from China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong and Thailand.
Four variants of the coronavirus have been blamed for the surge in Covid cases in China. The BF.7 variant of Covid accounts for only 15 per cent of cases. 50 percent of the infection is spread by BN and BQ series viruses.
The SVV variant has caused 10-15 per cent infection. The risk of infection is low in India due to “hybrid immunity”. The immunity gained through the vaccine and immunity caused by the natural infection caused by the third wave are helpful in protecting.