Twenty-two of 76 Haryana natives deported again from the US have examined optimistic for coronavirus an infection, state Well being Minister Anil Vij stated on Saturday.
Seventy-six Haryana folks had been a part of a gaggle of over 160 Indians who had arrived at Amritsar in Punjab by a particular chartered flight earlier this week.
“Twenty two of those 76 have been discovered having COVID-19,” Mr Vij informed reporters.
After they had been deported from the US and arrived in India earlier this week, Mr Vij had stated all will endure COVID-19 checks earlier than they’re quarantined of their house districts.
A lot of the deported Indians had entered the US from its southern border with Mexico and had exhausted all authorized choices to remain within the US.
They had been arrested by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement sleuths whereas making an attempt to enter America illegally.
The 76 Haryana natives had been later delivered to Panchkula the place they underwent the COVID-19 and different medical checks.
Whereas these discovered COVID adverse might be quarantined of their house districts, the 22 COVID-19 sufferers will endure therapy at a devoted hospital in Panchkula.