The DGCA lifts the mandatory use of the mask for air travel


Covid19: Wearing masks during air travel is no longer required to stop the spread of COVID-19, although travelers are encouraged to do so whenever possible, according to the Ministry of Civil Aviation on November 16. The revelation came as the country’s coronavirus cases surged. in decline

Until recently, a mask or face covering had to be worn during flight.

The ministry said the latest decision was taken in line with the government’s policy of a phased approach to the management response to COVID-19 in a statement to scheduled airlines.

“… in-flight announcements from now on may only mention that, given the threat posed by COVID-19, all passengers should preferably use a mask/face covering,” the release said.

He further stated that there was no need to make any explicit mention of a fine or other penalty during in-flight announcements.

According to the most recent official data, the number of active coronavirus cases in the nation accounted for just 0.02 percent of all infections, and the recovery rate improved to 98.79 percent.

4,41,28,580 people have recovered from the disease and the death rate has been reported as 1.19 percent.

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