The Varanasi airport administration has warned all the employees to wear masks during duty hours, amid the threat of coronavirus outbreak. The administration took the decision after a patient in Varanasi tested positive in Delhi.
An emergency meeting was called by the Health Department at the Lal Bahadur Shastri airport where the Airports Authority, major airlines, CISF and medical team among other agencies participated.
On Wednesday, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan warned that there are 28 cases of coronavirus in the country. He further announced that all the international flights will go through universal screening to control the spread of the deadly virus.
The number of coronavirus cases rose to 28 in India. Six people in Agra, who were relatives of a Delhi-based man who tested positive for the disease. The Ministry of External Affairs has declared that 17 Indians have been infected with coronavirus abroad.