80 Australian citizens return home

80 Australian citizens return home


n Saturday, a flight from India landed in Darwin, Australia, in which 80 citizens returned to their country. Flights have been launched by the Australian government to bring back its civilians stranded in India. In fact, in view of the outbreak of the second wave of Corona, the Australian Government had banned all flights coming from India including its citizens for two weeks. There was also a lot of criticism of the government about this. Despite a ban in Australia, a criminal case was filed against the person who tried to return from India, along with five years in prison and a fine of 66,000 Australian dollars.

The Qantas jet landed at the Royal Australian Air Force base at 9 am local time. The first flight to return to the country booked 150 Australian nationals residing in India, of which about half of the passengers came to Corona Test positive and were barred from returning to their home country. "The first flight from India to Australia on Friday prevented many passengers from traveling as they were found infected in the Corona Test," said Australia's High Commissioner to India, Barry O' Farrell. In this order, a total of 70 people were stopped from boarding the flight. Of these, covid test positive of 46 and 24 people came in contact with him.

Citizens returning to the country will be quarantined at Howard Springs Centre. Passengers boarding this flight were required to show a report of the negative Covid test before boarding. It was mandatory to undergo a PCR test and then rapid antigen test two days ago. The next flight from India to Australia is scheduled for next week. About 10,000 Australians, permanent residents and their family members want to return to Australia.

On Friday, a consignment going from Australia to India had 1,056 ventilators, 60 oxygen concentrators and other essential items. According to Johns Hopkins University in the United States, worldwide Covid-19 figures have crossed 161.5 million as of Saturday morning and the number of deaths has risen to over 33.5 million.