Four international passengers Covid positive
The Morning Standard|December 02, 2021
Two more admitted to hospital with symptoms, samples sent for genome sequencing to ascertain if it is Omicron

FOUR of the six passengers who travelled to India and reached Delhi on Wednesday tested COVID-19 positive, while the other two are suspected Covid cases.

The passengers flew from the Netherlands and the UK in the early hours of Wednesday. The passengers have been admitted to the state government-run Lok Nayak Hospital, sources said on Wednesday.

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