A passenger travelling from Chennai to Coimbatore was found to be COVID-19 positive on the first day of resumption of domestic flight services across India.
The coronavirus case was detected when the Chennai-Coimbatore IndiGo flight 6E 381 passengers were tested for COVID-19 at the airport.
After detection, the passenger was immediately put under institutional quarantine at Vinayak Hotel in Coimbatore and then was shifted to ESI hospital for further treatment.
Around 19 flights took off and 16 landed in Chennai on the first day of resumption in airline service in India after two months of shut down following COVID-19 outbreak in the country.
As of now, Chennai has started flight services to and from Mumbai, Delhi, Madurai, Coimbatore and Port Blair.
The Tamil Nadu government on May 24 had published a set of guidelines for air travel that includes 14 days mandatory home quarantine and an e-pass for entry.