100 from US land at Mohali airport

Returnees include 61 residents of Punjab, 16 of Himachal Pradesh

Tribune News Service

Mohali, May 22

The first evacuation flight carrying 100 passengers from New York landed at Mohali International Airport on Friday afternoon.

Of the 100 passengers, 61 were from Punjab, 12 from Haryana, 16 from Himachal Pradesh, nine from Chandigarh and two from Uttarakhand.

Mohali Deputy Commissioner Girish Dayalan said of the 61 passengers from Punjab, five were from Mohali, 10 from Amritsar, two from Bathinda, one each from Fatehgarh Sahib and Fazilka, three from Ferozepur, two from Gurdaspur, six from Hoshiarpur, five from Jalandhar, four from Kapurthala, seven from Ludhiana, one each from Pathankot, Sangrur, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar and Muktsar and 11 from Patiala.

The Deputy Commissioner said all the passengers were medically screened and nobody was found symptomatic.

He said those from Mohali district will be kept under quarantine at various government facilities for 14 days. He said other passengers had been sent to their respective districts and states. Dayalan said the evacuation flight from Ukraine would land at the airport on May 30. Civil Surgeon Dr Manjit Singh said no passenger was suffering from fever, cough, cold, etc.

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