Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya (File Photo)
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya (File Photo)

Mansukh Mandaviya to chair meeting with States on airport screening, surveillance amid concerns over Covid Omicron variant

ANI | Updated: Dec 02, 2021 09:28 IST


New Delhi [India], December 2 (ANI): Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday will chair a meeting with the States on airport screening and surveillance with Airport Public Health Officials (APHOs) and Port Health Officials (PHOs), informed the official sources.

"The Health Minister will chair this meeting with the states at 10 am," sources said.
This comes amid the rising concerns of the new COVID-19 variant 'Omicron' which is being reported by foreign countries.
The new Omicron variant was first reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) by South Africa on November 24. (ANI)

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