The first flight arrived from London with 115 Indians, including 12 children. After samples were collected for COVID-19 test, all the passengers were taken to the quarantine camps on special vehicles. Later, a special flight from Qatar arrived with 204 Indians. Sources said 157 passengers chose the free stay in Melakotaiyur, while the rest were taken to hotels. A special fight with 170 employees of a private firm from Dubai also landed during the day. In the wee hours of Tuesday, a special flight from Bahrain arrived with 179 passengers. After collecting samples, 145 of them were taken to the free stay camp, and the rest were taken to hotels.