Wednesday, April 24, 2024
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India’s Health Minister, Mansukh Mandaviya, has announced that the country has begun conducting 2% random sampling of international travelers in response to a surge in Covid-19 cases in many countries. Mandaviya made the announcement in response to questions from opposition MPs during a suo moto statement in Rajya Sabha on the current Covid-19 situation and India’s preparedness.

“We are constantly monitoring the situation. There are no direct flights between China and India but people come via other routes,” said Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in response to a query by Raghav Chadha of AAP on whether the government would ban direct flights from China. Mandaviya made the announcement about the random sampling of international travelers in the wake of a surge in Covid-19 cases in many countries during a suo moto statement in Rajya Sabha on the current Covid-19 situation and India’s preparedness. He added that the government is open to considering mandatory Covid testing for all international travelers if necessary.

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