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Goan-origin Briton assessments sure for COVID-19 at airport, remoted

By way of PTI

PANAJI: A 41-year-old British nationwide of Goan-origin examined sure for COVID-19 on Friday on his arrival on the world airport close to right here from the United Kingdom, the state authorities stated.

State well being government have remoted the person, whose take a look at on the airport in Dabolim returned sure for COVID-19, at a government-run healthcare facility in Cansaulim as he has arrived from probably the most ‘at-risk’ international locations the place instances of the newly found out Omicron variant were detected.

Well being Minister Vishwajit Rane tweeted, “A 41-year-old British nationwide of Goan beginning examined sure nowadays morning on the airport. The affected person has been remoted at PHC-Cansaulim.” Airport officers stated the passenger used to be on-board the 98th Vande Bharat Challenge (VBM) flight that arrived on the Goa airport all the way through the wee hours.

The Goa airport tweeted, “Goa Airport has ramped up the infrastructure reqd for submit arrival trying out of Int’l arriving passengers. Enough Registration counters, swab assortment centres, ready house are supplied for easy control, protection and comfort of pax.” In every other tweet, it stated, “98th within the sequence of VBM flight arrived from London-Heathrow nowadays early morning at Goa World Airport. Arriving passengers present process thermal screening and finishing necessary formalities upon arrival.” The VBM is a central authorities initiative to convey again Indians stranded in another country because of the coronavirus pandemic and the consequent shuttle curbs.

Government in Goa have already remoted 5 group individuals of a service provider military send who had examined sure for COVID-19. Their swab samples were despatched to the Pune-based Nationwide Institute of Virology for genome sequencing and studies are awaited.

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