Jain said that the patient, of Indian origin, had come to India from Tanzania a few days ago. His samples, along with those of 12 others were sent for genome sequencing.
A total of 17 people have been sent from the Delhi airport to Lok Nayak Hospital since the new regulations for patients coming from ‘at risk’ countries such as South Africa and UK have been put in place. Passengers have to now get tested at the airport on arrival and wait for their results. If someone tests positive, they will be admitted to Lok Nayak Hospital, the biggest Delhi government hospital in the city.