Centre Sends Medical Team To Test Indians Stranded In Italy For Coronavirus

The medical workforce on the Embassy in Rome will check stranded Indian nationals for the coronavirus.

Rome:

A medical workforce from India reached Italy on Friday to check stranded Indian nationals for the coronavirus in order that they are often introduced again.

The variety of deaths from COVID-19 jumped over 5,000 on Friday because the variety of circumstances around the globe topped 1,34,000. Italy has greater than 15,000 circumstances and over 1,000 deaths — probably the most outdoors of China, the epicentre of the illness.

“Pleasure to welcome the medical workforce on the Embassy in Rome. Gearing up for the testing which begins this afternoon and can proceed via the weekend,” the Indian Embassy in Rome tweeted.

Pleasure to welcome the medical workforce on the Embassy in Rome. Gearing up for the testing which begins this afternoon and can proceed via the weekend @[email protected]@harshvshringlapic.twitter.com/ldHYhhhzjG

— India in Italy (@IndiainItaly) March 13, 2020

The Indian authorities on Wednesday stated it was specializing in bringing again Indians stranded in coronavirus-hit Italy and Iran after screening them.

The Indian mission in Rome stated it was working actively with Indian ministries and native authorities in Italy to handle COVID-19 scenario being confronted by stranded Indians.

The mission stated it was in steady contact with stranded Indians in Rome, speaking and offering common updates to college students, working with group leaders to offer materials assist and meals.

“In view of accelerating variety of calls obtained by the 2 Embassy hotlines, two extra traces have been added for comfort of Indian nationals requiring help,” it stated.

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The embassy officers on Thursday met Indian college students stranded at Rome airport and briefed them about measures being taken by the Indian authorities to assist them.

The mission gave following helpline numbers: +39 3201749773 / +39 3248390031 / +39 3316142085 / +39 3311928713.

As per the Italian official estimates, greater than 1,60,000 Indian nationals dwell in Italy.