The civil aviation ministry on 16 November mentioned the usage of masks shouldn’t be compulsory during air travel however passengers ought to ideally use them amid the declining variety of coronavirus circumstances. As knowledgeable by a information report in BS. Till now, the usage of masks or face covers whereas travelling on flights was obligatory. In a communication to the scheduled airways, the ministry mentioned the most recent choice has been taken according to the federal government’s coverage of a graded strategy 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 positive/penal motion needn’t be introduced as a part of the in-flight bulletins. The whole variety of energetic coronavirus circumstances within the nation accounted was solely 0.02 per cent of the entire infections and the restoration fee elevated to 98.79 per cent, in response to the most recent official information.
The quantity of people that have recuperated from the illness surged to 4,41,28,580 and the case fatality fee was recorded at 1.19 per cent.