SRINAGAR: In wake of a spike in Covid-19 cases across India, the restrictions on domestic flights have been extended till April 14, offcials said the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) today.
The announcement came amid the 21-day countrywide lockdown announced by Prime Minister Modi in a bid to control the outbreak of Coronavirus.
“It has been decised that scheduled international commercial passenger services shall remain closed till 6:30 pm (GMT) of April 14, 2020. This will not apply to approved international all-cargo operations and flights.” DGCA had said in a release.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, “The number of cases tested positive for Coronavirus rose to 724.” 66 have been discharged after recovering while as there are 640 active COVID-19 patints in the country. 17 people have died from the disease.