NEW DELHI: A fresh batch of 275 Indian nationals evacuated from Iran arrived at the Army’s quarantine facility at Jodhpur on Sunday morning. They will join the 277 evacuees who are already at the “wellness facility” there after coming from Iran on March 25.
As part of the ongoing “Operation Namaste”, the armed forces are currently running six quarantine or wellness facilities at Hindan, Manesar, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Ghatkopar and Chennai, where over 1,300 civilian evacuees from countries like Italy, Iran and Malaysia are currently housed. “Additional quarantine facilities are on standby with 950 beds capacity,” said an official
At Jodhpur, the preliminary screening of the evacuees was conducted at the airport by the medical teams from the civil administration and the Army before they were moved to the wellness center.
“The wellness centers are fully geared up to accommodate all evacuees and provide them with requisite medical and administrative support during their quarantine period,” said the official.