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Passenger of Hong Kong-Delhi flight quarantined as suspected case of COVID-19

Scientists across the world are racing to develop a way to stamp out the new strain of the virus. File

Scientists across the world are racing to develop a way to stamp out the new strain of the virus. File   | Photo Credit: AP

Indian national Mohammad Rizwan Sheikh was quarantined after he passed through the thermal screening at Delhi airport.

An Indian national was on Thursday quarantined as a suspected case of COVID-19 after he landed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on a SpiceJet flight from Hong Kong. The flight landed at 6.35 a.m.

Mohammad Rizwan Sheikh was quarantined by the Airport Health Officer after he passed through the thermal screening, an airport source said.

He was later taken to Ram Manohar Lohia hospital, according to the airline and airport sources.

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