A total 277 Indians evacuated from coronavirus-hit Iran. landed at the Delhi airport on Wednesday morning.
All the evacuees were then taken to Jodhpur Airport.
After preliminary screening conducted at the airport upon arrival, the evacuees were taken to the Army wellness facility set up at Jodhpur Military Station.
According to the sources, all passengers have been tested negative for COVID-19 in the initial screening.
“#IndianArmy Wellness facility has a dedicated team of #IndianArmy doctors, who will be constantly monitoring the health parameters of the evacuees for the duration of their stay. Facility meets all essential medical & administrative requirements,” ADG PI – Indian Army tweeted.
“#IndianArmy Wellness facility #Jodhpur receives 277 #Indian citizens from #Iran. They will be monitored by a qualified team of doctors, to watch for any signs of infection,”. ADG PI – Indian Army added
Iran is one of the countries worst hit by coronavirus with over 23000 cases, as per the latest data available on the World Health Organisation website.
Coronavirus cases in India rose to 562 on Wednesday with 9 fatalities, Health Ministry said.