A passenger travelling on SpiceJet flight SG-88 operating between Bangkok and Delhi was suspected of COVID-19. According to an ANI report, the passenger wasquarantined by the Airport Health Organisation (APHO) after landing in Delhi. A few days back, an Indian expat in Dubai was diagnosed with coronavirus. The death toll due to coronavirus has shot up tremendously and till now 1,300 lives have been lost in China.
Panic and fear have gripped India in the backdrop of outbreak of novel coronavirus in Wuhan city of China. Initially, passengers coming from China were being screened at the Airport and a large number of suspected patients returning from China were quarantined to prevent the spread of coronavirus. However, as the death toll started to rise, passengers coming from Thailand and Singapore were also screened to detect passengers carrying the coronavirus symptom. Coronavirus Scare in Mumbai: Over 21,023 Travelers Screened at Airport So Far, 36 Symptomatic Cases Isolated, Say Officials. On Sunday, the Public Health Department of Maharashtra informed that they have screened 21,023 travellers for Coronavirus at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International and domestic airport in Mumbai. Elaborating more, the government body said that out the all screened, 151 came from areas affected by the virus.