Ahmedabad : A new coronavirus strain of corona has been found in Britain. As a result, many European countries have banned travel from Britain. In this connection, the Indian government has also banned flights from Britain till December 31. Five passengers were positive on the last flight to Britain yesterday after the ban. Now the Gujarat government has decided to take strict action in this regard. The state government has issued guidelines for travellers from the UK to India.
The state government has been urged to be vigilant in the case of the new strain of covid19 virus. The state government has ordered surveillance in all the districts. It has been ordered to keep an eye on all passengers arriving from the UK. According to the state government’s guideline, samples of any passenger who comes up with a positive Corona report will have to be sent to the Pune lab. The patient has been ordered to be kept in a separate isolation ward if a new strain is found in UK returned passengers.
About 4350 passengers have arrived in Ahmedabad from the UK in the last one month. About 1,500 passengers arrived from Britain at different airports across the country on Tuesday. The corona report of 23 out of 1500 passengers who came to India yesterday came back positive. About 275 passengers, including crew members, arrived at Ahmedabad airport from the UK on December 21. In Ahmedabad, all the RTPCR tested 4 passengers were infected with Corona. Passengers whose reports are negative are also required to stay home quarantined for 14 days. However, in the last one month, more than 50,000 passengers have arrived in India from the UK. In the last one month, 16,281 passengers in Delhi and 8,748 in Mumbai have come to India from Britain. Now India is also forced to take serious action on the new strain of virus.
“Given the current situation in the UK, the Indian government has decided to suspend all flights from the UK to India until December 31, 2020,” the government said in a tweet. The ban will begin tonight at 12 am. Which will continue until midnight on 31 December.
What is Corona’s new strain
Corona’s new strain VUI-202012/01 has been found in Britain. Britain has tightened the rules there. Many European countries, including France, Germany and the Netherlands, have banned flights to the UK. A new strain of corona is being studied by the World Health Organization.