Covid update: New variant prompts Health Dept to screen international travellers : The Tribune India

Alonzo Osche

Tribune News Service

Patiala, September 4

Following reports of new Covid mutations across the globe, the Health Department has once again started screening international travellers.

Officials of the Health Department said they would be screening travellers coming from the United Kingdom, South Africa, Botswana, China, Mauritius, New Zealand and Zimbabwe. Besides, travellers from Europe and the Middle East would also be screened by the Health Department, they added.

The Health Department has mandated 14 days home quarantine for travellers coming from the listed countries.

Dr Prince Sodhi, Civil Surgeon, Patiala, said travellers would only be home isolated. However, health officials

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