India Today, citing sources, said on April 27 that Indian Health Minister Rajesh Bhushan has tested positive for the Chinese Communist virus.
The outbreak of Chinese Communist pneumonia (COVID-19) in India is currently in the midst of a rapid outbreak, with the number of confirmed cases in a single day leading the world for five consecutive days. India’s Health Minister Rajesh Bhushan has tested positive for COVID, and some movie stars and tycoons are fleeing the country as airfares soar tenfold.
India Today” (India Today) 27, citing sources, said India’s health minister Bhushan tested positive for the Chinese Communist virus. Bhushan took over the post of health minister last year.
Statistics released by the Indian Ministry of Health on April 26 showed that 352,991 new cases were diagnosed in India in the past 24 hours, the fifth consecutive day that the country had the highest number of confirmed cases in the world, and 2,812 deaths in 24 hours, a new high for the country in a single day.
As the epidemic continues to soar, India’s healthcare system is on the verge of collapse, with hospital beds and oxygen cylinders running out. The price of medicines, oxygen cylinders and oxygen machines on the black market has soared, with the price of a bottle of oxygen soaring to $600. Crematoriums have also seen long lines of dead bodies too late to be burned.
According to the Hindustan Times, rich movie stars and tycoons are fleeing India due to the devastating epidemic, causing airfares to Europe and the Middle East to soar tenfold.
The newspaper quoted sources as saying that several Bollywood movie stars have flown to places like the Maldives, and at least three Australian cricketers have left the Indian Premier League.
In an interview with Hindustan Times, Rajan Mehra, chief executive of Delhi-based private jet company Club One Air, revealed that “not just the super rich, but others who can afford it have also booked private jets”.
Even one-way economy class on a regular plane to Dubai has now gone up to $1,300, more than 10 times the normal price, indicating that people are desperate to flee India, said Mohar.
However, due to the very serious epidemic in India, countries such as Canada and the United Arab Emirates have ordered a ban on flights to and from India, and the Maldives also announced on the 27th that Indians are restricted from flying to the country’s main islands and can only travel to vacation islands.