21 January 2020 – Expanded screening at airports

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Type of Intervention: Border measures
Sectors Involved:
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: Passenger screening was extended to four more airports (Chennai, Cochin, Bengaluru, Hyderabad) on 21 January and subsequently extended to 30 airports.

All incoming passengers are universally screened. Similarly, screening was initiated for vessels arriving at 12 major ports and 65 non-major ports.
Full details here: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1606079