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4 passengers from UK, Netherlands test positive for Covid, samples sent for genome sequencing

New Delhi, December 1

Four people who flew into Delhi from the Netherlands and the UK in the early hours of Wednesday have tested positive for Covid and their samples have been sent for genome sequencing to ascertain if they have the new variant, omicron, sources said.

All four have been admitted to the LNJP Hospital, where a dedicated ward has been set up for isolating and treating such patients, they added.

“Four flights originating from Amsterdam and London and carrying 1,013 passengers landed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport between midnight and 6 am. Of these passengers, four have tested positive,” a source said.