CM urges PM to ban flights to stop new variant, LG presses alert button
The Times of India Delhi|November 28, 2021
Amid growing concerns about mutated coronavirus variant, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal urged PM Narendra Modi on Saturday to stop flights from countries affected by the wave of infections, while lieutenant governor Anil Baijal directed the chief secretary and the Delhi Police commissioner to strictly enforce Covid-appropriate behaviour in public places and at events besides putting hospitals on full alert and preparedness to handle any emergency.
Alok KN Mishra

Delhi Disaster Management Authority is likely to soon announce RT-PCR testing of passengers arriving on international flights and quarantining those coming from the Omicron-affected South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Singapore, Israel and Hong Kong, among others.

There still is no certainty about the virulence of the new variant, but many countries have already announced travel restrictions. Kejriwal tweeted, “I urge PM to stop flights from those countries which are affected by new variant. With great difficulty, our country has recovered from corona. We should do everything possible to prevent this new variant from entering India.”

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