Given The Rise In COVID-19 Cases, Bengaluru Airport To Start Screening Process For Passengers

by Shreya Rathod
Given The Rise In COVID-19 Cases, Bengaluru Airport To Start Screening Process For Passengers

The COVID-19 pandemic was havoc that no one anticipated. But now, the danger of a new variant is looming over our heads. After its emergence in China, India is on high alert. The Bengaluru Airport authorities have started the screening process for international passengers. Here is everything you want to know about the protocol at Bengaluru Airport.

Bengaluru Airport Started Screening

Bengaluru Airport
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The new variant of COVID-19 and the rise in cases have put the authorities at Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport (KIA)under tremendous stress. They will start tightening the gates and increasing the screening process to limit the spread of COVID-19. The Health Minister of Karnataka has confirmed this. He further urged everyone to be ready and prepared for the coming situation. Also, they won’t shy away from taking any measures to prevent a pandemic-like situation. The positive samples will go to the labs for genome sequencing.

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Rising Concern Regarding Covid Variant

The government, along with Union Health Minister, had a high-level meeting to discuss the situation and the effects it can have on the healthcare system. The sudden surge in cases in countries like Japan and China is alarming, especially for India. The government emphasises taking the booster dose as it can help to keep the situation in control.

Everyone has witnessed the effect that the pandemic had on people all around the world. Many nations have seen a decline in their population and an increase in death rates. India was one of them. Also, precaution is always better than cure.

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