Elderly woman found infected during RT-PCR test at Indore airport prevented from boarding Dubai flight
A 72-year-old woman was not allowed to board the Indore-Dubai flight on Wednesday after testing positive for coronavirus at Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport, after which she was admitted to a COVID care center , said an official. Each passenger on the weekly Indore-Dubai flight is subjected to the Rapid RT-PCR test at Indore Airport. Today 104 passengers were examined and among them a 72-year-old woman was found positive for the coronavirus, the chief medical officer of the health department, Dr Priyanka Kourav, told PTI.
The infected woman is a resident of the Bijalpur area in Indore. She had already taken both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, she said. As a precaution, we admitted her to a COVID-19 care center, even though she had no symptoms of the disease. Until recently, she had not traveled anywhere outside of Indore, Dr Kourav said.
Earlier, a 26-year-old man and a 68-year-old woman were barred from boarding the Air India flight to Dubai on September 15 and October 13, respectively, after testing positive for the coronavirus in the Rapid test. RT-PCR at Indore Airport.
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