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Covid-19: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Visits ITBP Quarantine Facility

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday visited the Indo-Tibetan Border Police ITBP Quarantine Facility in Chhawla in southwest Delhi to meet the first batch of Indians, who returned from coronavirus-hit Wuhan. They will leave for their homes after completing all health screening for the deadly virus outbreak.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 17 February 2020, 05:58:23 PM
Health Minister met Indians

Health Minister met Indians

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The Health Minister expressed happiness after meeting Indians and Maldivian citizens. 

A total of 406 people returned from Wuhan

A total of 406 people returned from Wuhan

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A total of 406 people were airlifted from the Chinese city of Wuhan in Hubei province.

Other batches will also be arriving in India, said the Health Minister.

Other batches will also be arriving in India, said the Health Minister.

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The Health Minister said that other batches will also be arriving in India in the next few days from China. (Photo Credit: News Nation)

 

Harsh Vardhan appreciated the efforts undertaken by other ministries.

Harsh Vardhan appreciated the efforts undertaken by other ministries.

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Harsh Vardhan appreciated the efforts undertaken by the Home Ministry, External Affairs Ministry, Civil Aviation and all other ministries. (Photo Credit: News Nation)

 

A total of 650 people were brought back from Wuhan.

A total of 650 people were brought back from Wuhan.

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A total of 650 people were brought back from Wuhan in China on February 1- 2 in two 747 Boeing Air India aircraft after the outbreak of the novel virus in China. (Photo Credit: News Nation)

Harsh Vardhan conveys PM's concern.

Harsh Vardhan conveys PM's concern.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi was from day one concerned about the people who were stuck in China, said Harsh Vardhan. (Photo Credit: News Nation)