India starts screening passengers from Singapore, Thailand


New Delhi airport officials conduct temperature checks on passengers arriving from Wuhan on Feb 2, 2020. India is now also screening passengers on flights coming in from Singapore and Thailand.PHOTO: AFP

NEW DELHI, Feb 6, The Straits Times/ANN - India is screening passengers on flights coming in from Singapore and Thailand for the coronavirus and has further restricted travel from China, as part of preventive measures to contain its spread.

Three Indian students returning from Wuhan tested positive for the virus and are currently in isolation in the southern state of Kerala.

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