Corona Threat: No Domestic Flights From Tuesday Midnight

New Delhi: In a massive step to check the spread of coronavirus, the Ministry of Civil Aviation on Monday announced that no domestic flights will operate from the midnight of Tuesday.

“Airlines have to plan operations so as to land at their destination before 2359 hours on 24/3/2020,” the Ministry said in a statement.

The restrictions will not apply to cargo carrying flights, it added.

However, the resumption date has not been disclosed.

India has already banned international flights for a week. While the number confirmed cases jumped to 415 on Monday, the disease has so far claimed eight lives in the country.

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