- Title: Germany evacuates over 400 citizens from India amid coronavirus lockdown
- Date: 26th March 2020
- Summary: NEW DELHI, INDIA (MARCH 26, 2020) (ANI - NO USE INDIA) (NIGHT SHOTS) VARIOUS OF BUSES CARRYING GERMAN NATIONALS ARRIVING AT NEW DELHI'S INDIRA GANDHI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT GERMAN CITIZENS, SOME WEARING MASKS WITH THEIR LUGGAGE, AT AIRPORT GERMAN CITIZENS TAKING OUT THEIR LUGGAGE FROM BUS POLICEMEN STOPPING GERMAN CITIZENS FOR SECURITY CHECK GERMAN CITIZENS, SOME WEARING MASKS, WALKING WITH THEIR LUGGAGE (SOUNDBITE) (English) EVACUEE, SAYING: "I feel relieved, but also sad to leave India in this moment. Reporter Asking- "How Indian government supported you to go back? Yeahâ€¦they supported, and the German embassy did amazing job." VARIOUS OF GERMAN CITIZENS AT DEPARTURE GATE GERMAN CITIZENS WEARING MASKS STANDING (SOUNDBITE) (English) EVACUEE, SAYING: "It's relief. It's nice. It's good how it workedâ€¦ how everything worked so well. Yeahâ€¦looking forward." GERMAN CITIZENS CARRYING THEIR LUGGAGE WALKING IN QUEUE VARIOUS OF CITIZENS SHOWING THEIR IDENTITY CARDS AND ENTERING INSIDE AIRPORT
- Keywords: Germany India New Delhi citizens coronavirus evacuation lockdown
- Reuters ID: LVA001C6OUJWV
- Location: NEW DELHI, INDIA
- City: NEW DELHI, INDIA
- Country: India
- Duration: 00:02:45
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Topics: Health/Medicine
- Story Text: Germany evacuated over 400 citizens on Thursday (March 26) via a special Lufthansa flight from India which is under a three-week lockdown to stem the spread of coronavirus.
The German citizens left for their home in the wee hours of Wednesday from Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.
Germany, one of Europe's hardest-hit countries by coronavirus, is also under virtual lockdown, with 36, 508 confirmed cases and 198 deaths.
India has by far reported 649 positive cases of coronavirus with 13 deaths.
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