New rules in view of new corona strain, will be applicable to those coming from Britain

Precaution will be increased more at the airport itself. (Token picture)

The Central Government has issued new rules regarding flights coming from Britain. Accordingly, RT-PCR testing will be done as soon as the passengers land at the airport. If a new strain of Corona virus is found in a passenger, then it will be kept in a separate isolation ward.

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  • Last Updated:December 22, 2020, 4:39 PM IST

new Delhi. After finding a new strain of Coronavirus in Britain, there is a panic in countries around the world. Many countries of the world have stopped flights from Britain, India has also done so. Now the Central Government has issued new rules (New SOP) regarding flights coming from Britain. Accordingly, RT-PCR testing will be done as soon as the passengers land at the airport. If a new strain of corona virus is found in a passenger, then it will be kept in a separate isolation ward. Also, the passengers of that traveler will also be quarantined in the government instructions.

It can be stopped, it is not out of control: World Health Organization
At the same time, Michael Ryan, head of Kovid-19 in the World Health Organization (WHO), has said that even though the new strain has become more rapid in spreading, it can be stopped. It is not out of control. They have said that to prevent new strains from spreading, we need to do what we have been doing till now. But we have to follow the guidelines related to Kovid-19 more strictly.

New strain is affecting young people
Issuing a new guideline in this regard, the Ministry of Health has said that the new Corona virus strain is considered more infectious by the European Center for Disease Control (ECDC). And it is affecting young people.

In view of this, the government has sought details from travelers traveling to Britain or staying in transit during the last one month. All travelers will have to share their 14-day travel history. His RT-PCR test will be done when he comes to India.

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