Omicron cases in India: No travel curbs yet but rules tightened, says MEA
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New Delhi, Dec. 3 -- India said on Thursday that it has not imposed any travel curbs following the detection of the Omicron variant of the Coronavirus, though surveillance mechanisms and protocols have been intensified for travellers from at-risk countries.
"This is a very evolving situation, and two cases [of the Omicron variant] have been confirmed in Karnataka," external affairs ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi told a regular news briefing.
"We don't have travel curbs as such. Some countries have stopped flights from that region or countries they define vis-a-vis Omicron, We haven't done that. We have instead intensified surveillance mechanisms and protocols for those who happen to come from at-risk countries and not just limited...
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