15,000 to 17,000 passengers arrive at the airport every day from various countries. During the RTPCR test of passengers who arrived between 26th December and 5th January 2023, 9 persons were found to be infected with corona virus and according to the report of National Institute of Virology, Pune, two passengers were infected with Omicron B1.1.
Out of the 2 passengers infected with Omicron B 1.1 variant, one is male and one is female. A 16-year-old male passenger originally from Goa had arrived from London on 26 December 2022. A 25-year-old woman came from Switzerland on December 28. The municipality has said that she is a resident of Navi Mumbai.