Amid threat of the deadly coronavirus, screening of passengers began at Naharlagun railway station in Arunachal Pradesh.

State Surveillance Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, Dr Lobsang Jampa informed Northeast Live that as many as 200 people were screened at the Naharlagun railway station by health officials.

The health officials were in Naharlagun railway station to screen around 70 students from the state who were coming from Delhi.

However, the students did not turn up today and will be arriving on Sunday instead.