Help desks shall be set-up at airports to help passengers arriving from the UK, who must bear real-time reverse transcription-polymerase chain response (RT-PCR) exams for Covid-19. India on Monday introduced the suspension of all flights to and from the UK between December 23 and December 31 to forestall the arrival of a brand new Covid-19 pressure believed to unfold the an infection sooner.
“The help desks have been asked to be established at various international airports so as to manage the crowd. These people would have queries and since they would need to wait for a few hours till the time test results are declared, arrangements will also be made at the airports for the whole process to go smoothly without any mayhem,” stated an official conscious of the matter on situation of anonymity.
Union well being ministry’s Joint Monitoring Group, which includes technical specialists, known as an pressing assembly to evaluate the affect in India of the Covid-19 state of affairs arising within the UK, and what measures will be taken. Based on its solutions, the civil aviation ministry was requested to briefly droop flights originating from the UK until December 31.
The new coronavirus variant has prompted the UK authorities to impose a lockdown throughout the nation and tighten restrictions for all of England, particularly through the festive interval.