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New Mutant Strain Of COVID: India Suspends UK Flights Till Dec 31

New Delhi: Contemplating the prevailing scenario within the UK, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has suspended all flights from the UK to India until December 31. The choice is taken within the wake of the brand new mutant pressure of novel coronavirus.

The suspension will begin with impact from 23.59 hours on December 22, 2020.

Consequently, all flights from India to UK shall additionally stand quickly suspended in the course of the interval, stated a Ministry tweet.

“Considering the prevailing situation in the UK, the government of India has decided that all flights originating from UK to India to be suspended till December 31, 2020 (23.59 hours),” the tweet learn.

It added that as a measure of ample precaution, passengers arriving from the UK in all transit flights needs to be subjected to obligatory RT-PCR take a look at on arrival on the airports in India.

India’s bar on passenger flights follows related steps by a number of European international locations on Sunday.

(With IANS Inputs)

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