COVID-19: Stranded Indians landing in country to register on 'Aarogya Setu' app
Stranded Indians who are returning to India should download 'Aarogya Setu' mobile app, wherein detailed procedure of their entire journey will be issued
New Delhi: Stranded Indians who will be brought back by special flights from abroad will have to download the 'Aarogya Setu' mobile app. Detailed procedure of their entire journey will be issued, a Home Ministry official said on Tuesday.
Punya Salila Srivastava, a joint secretary in the Union Home Ministry, said the Indian Railways has run 62 special trains for stranded domestic workers till now that carried an estimated 70,000 people.
Thirteen more such trains are expected to run on Tuesday, she told reporters.
Srivastava added that the passengers who land in the country on board the special flights will have to follow all the government-issued health guidelines, and they will be screened and kept at paid quarantine facilities for 14 days.
According to the 5pm update, the Union health ministry said that the total number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 46,711 on Tuesday, including 31,967 active cases, 1,583 deaths, 13,160 cured/discharged and 1 migrated.