Mansukh Mandaviya reviews RT-PCR testing facilities at Delhi Airport

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Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya reviewed RT-PCR testing facilities at IGI Delhi Airport on Sunday as the count of Omicron variant cases of the coronavirus reached 21 in the country.

India reported 17 more cases of the new variant on Sunday – nine people in Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, seven in Maharashtra’s Pune district and a fully vaccinated man who arrived in Delhi from Tanzania.

“Review of RT-PCR testing facilities for passengers from at-risk countries at IGI New Delhi Airport. Thirty-five rapid RT-PCR test machines are operational at Terminal 3. Thanks to this, the time of passenger monitoring and testing can be reduced to even 30 minutes, “Mandaviya tweeted.

The list of countries from which travelers should undergo additional measures upon arrival in India, including post-arrival testing, includes UK, South Africa, Brazil, Botswana, China, Mauritius, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Singapore, Hong Kong and Israel.

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