The Ministry of Civil Aviation expressed Monday that the public authority has concluded that all flights starting from the UK to India will be incidentally suspended till 11:59 pm, 31st December. “This suspension to start out w.e.f. 11.59 pm, 22nd December,” it informed. “Consequently flights from India to UK shall stand temporarily suspended during above said period,” it added.
Meanwhile, asking people to not panic, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan Monday said the govt was on alert about the new strain of coronavirus that has emerged within the UK . The Health Ministry’s top advisory body is predicted to satisfy today to debate the variant, that’s reportedly more infectious. Sources said experts from AIIMS and therefore the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), alongside a representative from the World Health Organisation (WHO), will attend the meeting.
Shortly before Vardhan’s appeal, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urged the Centre to immediately ban all flights from the UK over the “super-spreader” mutation.
India revealed 24,337 Covid-19 cases in the 24 hours finishing 9 am Monday. Up until now, more than one crore and 55 thousand individuals have been contaminated with the infection. With 333 passing provided details regarding Sunday, the cost contacted 1,45,810. There are the same number of as 3.03 lakh dynamic cases in the nation, while 96,06,111 individuals have recuperated from the illness. Kerala is the lone state to report in excess of 5,000 cases.