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Arvind Kejriwal asks Centre to cancel flight services with Singapore over new Covid strain

CM Kejriwal said the new virus strain, observed to be dangerous for kids, could reach Delhi in form of a third wave and urged Centre to work on vaccine alternatives for children.

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New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday appealed to the Central government to immediately cancel all air services with Singapore, saying a new strain of coronavirus there is said to be “very dangerous” for children.

This new strain of virus could invade India in the form of a third wave, he said in a tweet.

“The new form of coronavirus in Singapore is said to be very dangerous for children. It could reach Delhi in the form of a third wave. My appeal to the Central government: 1. Cancel all air services with Singapore with immediate effect 2. Work on vaccine alternatives for children on a priority basis,” Kejriwal said in a tweet in Hindi.


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