December 28 Recently, a new variant of the novel coronavirus discovered in the United Kingdom has aroused the vigilance of many countries around the world.
According to Indian media reports, nearly 300 British returning tourists in Telangana, India, lost contact, more than half of whom left false addresses and telephones.
According to the Times of India on the 27th, Telangana police said that at least 279 passengers returning to the state from the United Kingdom have been found missing, of whom 184 have left false personal information, and 92 people live in neighboring Andhra, Kerala and Karnataka.
At present, Telangana has confirmed cases of returning passengers from the United Kingdom to 119.
According to the report, samples of returning passengers have been sent to the laboratory for examination to determine whether they have been infected with the more infectious mutant virus.
According to the head of public health in Telangana, 1,216 people have returned from the UK since December 9, of which 937 have been identified and tested.
It is understood that in order to prevent the spread of new variants of the novel coronavirus, India requires people with a history of travel in the UK to report to health departments everywhere and be tested at home.
Previously, India had announced that all flights from the United Kingdom to India were banned from December 22 to 31.