Coronavirus: India Announces To Isolate Nepalese At Indian International Airports

Coronavirus: India Announces To Isolate Nepalese At Indian International Airports

March 8, 2020, 8:17 a.m.

Nepal has only one reported case of novel coronairus and Nepal government has recently geared up health checkup in Tribhuwan International Airport and other border areas, Indian government has placed Nepal in the list of highly affected countries with China, Korea and Italy.

Indian authorities have started to treat Nepali air passengers like other 12 countries segregating them from rest of the passengers.

An Airport Authority of India (AAI) spokesperson said passengers from Nepal including other twelve countries would not be allowed to mix with other passengers at International Airports in India.

According to the spokesperson, the passengers from the 12 countries would not be allowed to mix with other passengers during "health screening, immigration and conveyer belt areas".

India Today reports that these countries are China, South Korea, Japan, Italy, Iran, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Nepal and Indonesia.

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