'Through multiple transportation modes, flood waters, a couple of PPE kits, multiple temperature checks, quarantine check point, immigration approval, health declaration forms and through two Covid tests, which thankfully were negative, I finally reached home in Dubai.'
Abhijit Masih reveals what it takes to embark on an international journey in the times of the pandemic.
IMAGE: A flight takes off at Mumbai airport. Kindly note that all images have been posted only for representational purposes. Photograph: PTI Photo
IMAGE: Passengers stand in a long queue at the Jayaprakash Narayan airport in Patna. Photograph: PTI Photo
IMAGE: Passengers wearing face masks arrive at Patna airport. Photograph: PTI Photo
IMAGE: A Covid test in Mumbai. Photograph: ANI Photo
IMAGE: The Nasal swab test. Photograph: PTI Photo
IMAGE: A passenger outside the Mumbai international airport. Photograph: PTI Photo
IMAGE: Inside Mumbai international airport. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters
IMAGE: A passenger seen through a thermal camera at Dubai airport. Photograph: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters
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