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914 passengers being tracked for Ebola in states

India Blooms News Service | | 05 Sep 2014, 12:49 am
New Delhi, Sept 4 (IBNS) The Central government on Thursday said 914 passengers have been tracked by IDSP.

Most of them are in the States of Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, West Bengal and Delhi.

"M/s Afcons and International SOS have brought back 113 passengers (including 2 Nepalese Nationals) from Liberia to India. 96 passengers landed in Mumbai and another 17, in Delhi. The passengers who landed in Delhi were also taken to Mumbai by M/s Afcons. They have all travelled to their respective destinations. State Governments have been provided with the details. The IDSP is tracking these passengers. Report has been received from the State IDSP units of 20 States tracking these passengers. 104 passengers have been tracked and are being monitored,"  Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in a statement.

"During past 24 hours, 126 passengers from the affected countries have arrived at the Airports of Mumbai (29), Delhi (44), Chennai (19), Bangalore (11), Kochi (19) and Hyderabad (3) and Trivandrum (1). As on 04.09.2014, 15951 passengers have been screened [Low risk: 15909; Medium Risk: 07 and High Risk: 35]. Today, no passenger has been isolated at the quarantine facility," it said.