A woman who has already been vaccinated with four doses of two different vaccines against COVID-19 tested positive for coronavirus at the Indore airport following which she was prevented from boarding a Dubai-bound flight, said reports.
According to reports, the woman tested positive for coronavirus at the airport and was admitted to a hospital.
“As per the standard practice, rapid RT-PCR tests are conducted during the weekly Indore-Dubai flight and as part of it, 89 passengers were tested today. A woman among them was found infected with the coronavirus,” Indore health department’s medical officer Dr Priyanka Kourav told PTI on Wednesday.
The woman arrived in Mhow town in Madhya Pradesh 12 days ago to attend the wedding of a close relative said the Kourav. She has been administered with two doses each of Sinopharm and Pfizer’s anti-Covid-19 vaccines between January and August, informed the official.
As of now, the woman is asymptomatic, official told the PTI. However, she told the airport’s health staff she had a cold and cough four days ago, Kourav said.
Moreover, after they tested positive for the viral infection at the airport, in the last few months, two women and a man were too stopped from boarding the Indore-Dubai flight that is being run every Wednesday.
The state’s health department data shows Madhya Pradesh’s Covid-19 tally rose to 793,816 on Wednesday with the detection of 48 cases and its death toll remained unchanged at 10,533.
According to the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Thursday morning, Madhya Pradesh has reported 9 cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus.
With the administration of 63,91,282 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 143.83 Cr (1,43,83,22,742) as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 1,53,47,226 sessions.