The civil aviation ministry on 16 November mentioned using masks just isn’t compulsory during air travel however passengers ought to ideally use them amid the declining variety of coronavirus instances. As knowledgeable by a information report in BS. Till now, using masks or face covers whereas travelling on flights was necessary. In a communication to the scheduled airways, the ministry mentioned the most recent choice has been taken consistent with the federal government’s coverage of a graded method to COVID-19 administration response.
“… the in-flight announcements henceforth may only mention that in view of the threat posed by COVID-19, all passengers should preferably use mask/face covers,” the communication mentioned.
It additionally mentioned that any particular reference to tremendous/penal motion needn’t be introduced as a part of the in-flight bulletins. The whole variety of lively coronavirus instances within the nation accounted was solely 0.02 per cent of the full infections and the restoration price elevated to 98.79 per cent, based on the most recent official knowledge.
The quantity of people that have recuperated from the illness surged to 4,41,28,580 and the case fatality price was recorded at 1.19 per cent.