India is going to evacuate 400 Indian citizens from Iran in next two days. All evacuated people will be quarantined at Indian Army facility. On 13 March, 150 Indian citizens will be evacuated from Iran by an Air India Flight and All evacuees will be quarantined at an Indian Army facility created at Jaisalmer.
Indian Army: Air India flight with 150 Indians being evacuated from Iran will be reaching Jaisalmer on 13 March, where they will be quarantined at an Indian Army facility created at Jaisalmer. #CoronaVirus pic.twitter.com/Px6CPBLWkI— ANI (@ANI) March 12, 2020
Another batch of 250 people will be evacuated on 14 March and they will also be quarantined at Indian Army facility at Jaisalmer.
“In the next two to three days, we are expecting more citizens to come back to India. We have prepared new facilities at places including Jodhpur, Jhansi, Gorakhpur, Kolkata, Jaisalmer, Chennai and Deolali where we can quarantine these people,” Army spokesperson Col Aman Anand said.
On Tuesday, An Indian Air Force’s “C-17 Globemaster” aircraft evacuated 57 pilgrims from Ladakh region who had visited Quom, Iran for pilgrimage. These consisted of 33 women, two children and 22 men.
Over 83 people who arrived from Italy on Air India flight AI-138 on Wednesday are being quarantined at the Indian Army facility at Manesar.