All major international airports in India have issued an alert novel coronavirus, with passengers arriving from China, including Hong Kong, to be screened on arrival. There have been over 200 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), including three deaths, with all of them imported from Central China’s Wuhan city. For health screening at airports, provision of space at the pre-immigration area with logistics to install the thermal cameras will be made at these airports. The Ministry of Health had written to the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) to facilitate thermal screening at these seven international airports. Also read Novel coronavirus: Health Ministry reviews public health preparedness after outbreak in ChinaMoCA has also instructed for in-flight announcements for India bound flights.
Source: dna January 21, 2020 14:37 UTC