Health Minister Harsh Vardhan's late night visit to IGI Airport to check on preparedness against COVID 19

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan's late night visit to IGI Airport  to check on preparedness against COVID 19

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan visited the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport on the intervening night of March 18 and 19 to take stock of preparedness.

The Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan earlier a review meeting on containment and management of the novel coronavirus, directing that teams be deputed to regularly inspect and monitor quarantine facilities for ensuring necessary amenities are being provided.

The review comes amid the number of coronavirus cases rising to 151 in India on Wednesday after 14 more were reported from various parts of the country. The figure includes three deaths reported from Maharashtra, Karnataka and Delhi.