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Indian Armed Forces have dispatched Naval ships with medical teams and aid supplies to several countries in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR).

In return journey, the ships will bring back Indian national evacuees from this region.

Further, Armed Forces have kept in readiness six quarantine facilities that can accommodate up to 2,100 Indians being evacuated from several countries in coordination with the Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Civil Aviation.

The Indian evacuees stranded due to COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Malaysia will be quarantined in Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Bhopal, Kochi, Vishakhapatnam and Chennai.

 The evacuees will undergo mandatory quarantine as per the SOPs in the quarantine centres.

The further course of action and the decision of on their next level of the journey will be taken as per the approved SOPs.


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