4 foreign-returned passengers test positive for Covid in Delhi, samples sent for genome sequencing
4 people who flew into Delhi from Netherlands, UK, Belgium on Wednesday have tested positive for COVID-19. Their samples have been sent for genome sequencing to ascertain if they have Omicron variant
Four people who flew into Delhi from the Netherlands, the UK, US and Belgium in the early hours of Wednesday have tested positive for COVID-19 and their samples have been sent for genome sequencing to ascertain if they have the new variant, Omicron, sources said.
In addition to these four people, two more people who flew in with suspected Covid-19 symptoms have also been admitted at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital.
"Four flights originating from Amsterdam and London and carrying 1,013 passengers landed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport between 12 night and 6 am. Of these passengers, four have tested positive," a source said.
All the six are Indian nationals, he added.
According to the Centre, the countries designated as "at-risk" are the European countries including the UK, South Africa, Brazil, Botswana, China, Mauritius, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Singapore, Hong Kong and Israel.