Coronavirus Outbreak: Mumbai airport begins the screening of air travelers arriving from Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal, and Vietnam.

To meet with the central government’s directives on the novel coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), the Mumbai airport authority on Saturday said, “It has started screening travelers who are arriving from Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Nepal to Mumbai.”

The airport authority, in its statement, said, “The Ministry of Health has tightened the screening and has issued an advisory requiring all the passengers to undergo screening for the infection.”

“The health counters have been set up and have installed the thermal scanners at the pre-immigration area for the arriving passengers by the Airport Health Organisation,” the authority said.,

“Apart from this, the airport has also ensured that alert messages are placed strategically across the terminals. That airlines have been sensitized and informed to follow the instructions of the government,” it added.