30 people on Air India’s Amritsar-Rome flight last Wednesday were found positive for COVID-19 on arrival. 2 of the 30 people are flight crew members who found positive.

All 242 people on aircraft, including those found negative for coronavirus, have been put under isolation as directed by the Italian government.

Before the arrival of the Amritsar-Rome flight, the Italian government issued an order, stating that all passengers arriving from India would be put under quarantine for 10 days at institutions decided by its officials.

India is struggling with the deadly second wave of the coronavirus pandemic as hospitals in many states are facing a shortage of drugs, oxygen, and beds.

Count of daily COVID-19 cases in the country showed a slight dip on Monday, with 3,68,147 new infections last in 24 hours. The total cases counts of the country stands at 1,99,25,604, according to the health ministry of India.

The death toll due to the covid-19 has reached to 2,18,959.

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