Wear a mask or be ready to be fined, DGCA gives strict instructions to air travelers

If a passenger does not follow the instructions related to the mask, then the airline will take strict action against him. With the arrival of 9,062 new cases of Kovid-19 in the country on Wednesday, the total number of infection cases has reached 4,42,86,256.

DGCA has made wearing of masks mandatory in flight (Photo-PTI)

Aviation regulator DGCA has given air passengers to air travelers amid rising cases of Kovid mask Strict instructions have been given to travel wearing it. The Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued a directive on Wednesday, asking them to strictly follow the Kovid protocol during the flight. It has been said in the instruction that during the journey, air passengers will have to compulsorily wear a mask. The DGCA has said that checking will be done at the airport under the rules of Corona Protocol and action will be taken against those who are caught in violation of this. Fines will be imposed on those who violate the rules. There is a sharp increase in the cases of corona in many states of the country including Delhi. In view of this, precautionary steps have been taken.

DGCA has asked all airline companies to monitor that all passengers wear masks properly during the journey. It is also necessary to do proper sanitization of passengers. It has been made necessary to sanitize the platforms through which the passengers pass. If a passenger does not follow the instructions, is found to be violating the rules, then the airline company will take strict action against that passenger.

What is the instruction of DGCA

DGCA said, airline companies will have to ensure that passengers wear masks throughout the journey. The DGCA further said, if any passenger does not follow the instructions, then the airline will take strict action against him. With the arrival of 9,062 new cases of Kovid-19 in the country on Wednesday, the total number of infection cases reached 4,42,86,256, while the number of patients undergoing treatment has come down to 1,05,058. In view of the increasing cases of Corona, DGCA has announced strict steps.

Corona situation in Delhi

In the national capital, the number of patients admitted to hospitals has increased almost two times amid the increase in the cases of Kovid-19 and in this regard, officials say that people suffering from other serious diseases are also being admitted. While the rise in Kovid-19 infections and the number of patients admitted to hospitals is not scary, experts have reiterated the need to wear masks and follow other COVID-appropriate behaviours.

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