new Delhi :
Countries around the world are taking precautions regarding the coronavirus epidemic. Meanwhile, Hong Kong has banned Air India flights from Delhi till December 3. This step has been taken after some passengers boarding an Air India flight were found corona infected earlier this week. An official gave this information on Saturday. This is the fifth time Air India flight from India has been banned by Hong Kong government.
According to rules issued by the Hong Kong local government in July, a passenger from India can come to Hong Kong only if he has undergone a corona test 72 hours before the trip and his report has come negative. All international travelers have to undergo a corona test at the airport after the trip.
Earlier, the Hong Kong administration had banned Delhi-Hong Kong flight of Air India from 18 to 31 August, 20 September to 3 October and 17 to 30 October, while Mumbai-Hong Kong flight from 28 October to 10 November.
A government official said, “Earlier this week, some passengers of Air India’s Delhi-Hong Kong flight were found to be infected in the COVID-19 test. Accordingly, Air India flights have been halted until December 3.”
An Air India spokesperson said that Air India has been prevented from operating flights between Delhi and Hong Kong from 20 November to 3 December. “However, the spokesperson said that during this period, no Air India flights were known to Hong Kong. was.
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