India News | Chhattisgarh CM for Mandatory Quarantine for Air Passengers

Raipur, May 23 (PTI) With domestic air services set to resume from May 25, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Saturday called for a mandatory 14-day institutional quarantine for passengers upon arrival.

In a letter to Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, Baghel said the possibility of spread of coronavirus infection could not be ruled out if domestic flight operations restarted.

Also Read | Eid Moon Sighting 2020 in Bangladesh And Sri Lanka Live News Updates: Eid-ul-Fitr to be Celebrated in Bangladesh on Monday, Says National Moon Sighting Committee.

"The Civil Aviation Ministry has decided to resume domestic flight services from May 25 and no separate Standard Operating Procedure has been issued for passengers," Baghel was quoted as saying in the letter in a statement here.

"Details of each flight with elaborate information about passengers should be shared with states. Even 14-day quarantine for passengers only at state-operated or paid quarantine facilities should be made mandatory," the CM said.

Also Read | Eid Moon Sighting in India, Chand Raat 2020 Live News Updates: No Reports of Crescent Sighting So Far, Hilal Committees in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata to Announce Shortly.

(This is an unedited and auto-generated story from Syndicated News feed, LatestLY Staff may not have modified or edited the content body)