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277 evacuated from Iran tested negative: India

NEW DELHI: The government Wednesday evacuated 277 Indians from coronavirus-hit Iran, officials here said. All of them, sources said, had tested negative for coronavirus.
As confirmed by government in Parliament, 255 Indian nationals had tested positive for the virus.
Those evacuated were brought to Jodhpur on Wednesday. A defence spokesperson said preliminary screening of the evacuees, mostly pilgrims, was conducted at the airport upon arrival and thereafter they were taken to the Army Wellness Facility set up at the Jodhpur Military Station.
The Army, in coordination with the Rajasthan state medical authorities and civil administration, has made adequate medical and administrative arrangements to ensure a comfortable stay for the evacuees and provide prophylactic medical support, he said.
Additional chief secretary (health) Rohit Kumar Singh said that 273 of the evacuees are pilgrims.

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