Coronavirus: 255 Passengers Quarantined Today


The Srinagar administration said that a group of 255 people who arrived at Srinagar airport on Saturday were moved to quarantine facilities established in the district where they will be kept in isolation.

“255 more citizens have arrived back in Srinagar from Bangladesh and other countries up to 2 pm since morning. The persons have been isolated to undergo quarantine as a preventive measure. It’s notable that 50 well-equipped quarantine facilities have been set up in the district,” Srinagar district administration wrote on Twitter.

Meanwhile, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K. Pole on Saturday visited various quarantine facility centers across Srinagar city which were established for suspected Covid-19 patients.

The Div Com inspected round the clock facilities available at these centers including testing facilities, availability of adequate staff, equipments, ambulances, bedding, proper sanitation and other facilities.

On the occasion he interacted with the quarantined people and enquired about their wellbeing besides, enquiring doctors about the present status of quarantine and screening of the patients at these centers.

He asked the concerned officials to work with dedication and ensure all the facilities are made available to the people being quarantined at these centers. He asked them to take all precautionary measures to contain the spread of infection.

The Div Com observed that proper arrangements are in place and said that with the active cooperation of Srinagar district administration, it would be ensured that the evolving situation raised due to spread of COVID-19 is tackled effectively.

During his visit, Div Com was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Deputy Director Health Services, CMO Srinagar and other concerned officers.


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