Mumbai: India will start randomly testing 2% of all international passengers arriving at its airports for COVID-19, the country’s health minister, Mansukh Mandaviya, told parliament on Thursday.
The government earlier this week asked India’s states to keep a sharp lookout for any new variants of the coronavirus and urged people to wear masks in crowded areas, citing an increase in COVID-19 cases in China and other parts of the globe.
(Reporting by Shilpa Jamkhandikar; Editing by Krishna N. Das)
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