MP: Elderly woman found infected in RT-PCR test at Indore airport prevented from boarding Dubai flight

  • | Wednesday | 27th October, 2021

Indore, Oct 27 (PTI) A 72-year-old woman was not allowed to board the Indore-Dubai flight on Wednesday after she tested positive for coronavirus at the Devi Ahilyabai Holkar international airport here following which she was admitted to a COVID care centre, an official said. “Every passenger of the weekly Indore-Dubai flight is subjected to undergo the Rapid RT-PCR test at the Indore airport. Today, 104 passengers were examined and among them, a 72-year-old woman was found coronavirus positive,” health department"s medical officer Dr Priyanka Kourav told PTI. The infected woman is a resident of Indore"s Bijalpur area. She had already taken both doses of the vaccine against COVID-19, she said. “As a precautionary measure, we have admitted her to a COVID-19 care centre, though she was not having any symptoms of the disease. Till recently, she had not travelled anywhere outside Indore,” Dr Kourav said. Earlier, a 26-year-old man and a 68-year-old woman were prevented from boarding the Air India"s Dubai flight on September 15 and October 13, respectively, after they tested positive for coronavirus during the Rapid RT-PCR test at the Indore airport. PTI HWP MAS NSK NSK

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