Vande Bharath Mission: First flight to land in Mangaluru on May 12

 Vande Bharath Mission: First flight to land in Mangaluru on May 12
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Mangaluru: The first Vande Bharat Mission flight ferrying the stranded Indian nationals from the coastal region will land at Mangaluru International Airport on May 12.
IAS officer Rahul Shinde held a meeting at Mangaluru City Corporation on Monday to discuss the readiness. The first flight carrying Indians stranded at the UAE will land on Tuesday around 10 pm.
The district administration has made necessary arrangements. 
A total of 177 passengers are expected to board the flight from the UAE to Mangalore. All passengers who land would undergo health checkup at the airport. 

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The passengers would be accommodated at 17 hotels and 12 hostels. An officer designated at the airport would collect all the relevant information from each passenger.
An officer would be appointed for each section like receiving the passengers, booking hotels and hostels, and quarantine system.
The Passengers will be divided into two sections. Those with cough, flu, and common cold would come under Section A. They will be sent for a 14-day quarantine at the Wenlock District Hospital and provided necessary treatment. 
Those without any symptoms would be under Section B. They will be placed under institutional quarantine at the hotel or hostel. 
Those who land at the airport can book the hotels of their choice using the online booking facility at the airport. Vehicles are arranged for them to reach the hotels. 

District Health Officer Ramachandra Bayari, MCC Environment Engineer Madhu Manohar, and other officials were present at the meeting.

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