The 122 Indians who came back from the Corona virus-affected cruise ship Diamond Princess will now have to go through quarantine. They will be kept in the Quarantine facility of the Manesar stationary Indian Army for 14 days. They will be allowed to meet someone after 14 days. The Japanese luxury cruise Diamond Princess was set aside on 5 February due to Coronavirus infection in Japan. A total of 3711 people were on board this cruise ship, 138 of which were Indians. Of these, 16 were tested positive for coronavirus, which have been kept in Japan for treatment, while the rest were brought back to India.
Air India’s special aircraft reached New Delhi this morning (Thursday). Apart from 119 Indians, five civilians from Sri Lanka, Nepal, South Africa, and Peru have also been brought in this special aircraft of Air India. The Government of India has thanked the Japanese authorities for facilitating the successful evacuation of themselves and the citizens of neighboring countries.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar tweeted, “Air India aircraft immediately arrived from Tokyo to New Delhi carrying 119 Indian citizens stranded on Corona virus-affected Diamond Princess Cruise in Japan and five civilians from Sri Lanka, Nepal, South Africa, and Peru.” The Foreign Minister has praised the Japanese authorities and thanked Air India.
Ministry of External Affairs (MEA): All the evacuees will undergo a 14-day quarantine at the quarantine facility set up by the Indian Army in Manesar, Haryana. #CoronaVirus #COVID19 https://t.co/HDgEmSPP2f
— ANI (@ANI) February 27, 2020
Explain that due to Coronavirus infection in Japan, the Japanese Cruise Diamond Princess was kept separate. The number of deaths due to coronavirus in China has increased to 2,715 and the number of confirmed cases has increased to 80000 and so far the infection has spread in 37 countries.