31 persons who were shifted into administrative quarantine for having contact with the COVID positive patient or a Covid suspect were discharged on Friday after they were tested negative and completed the quarantine period.
An official said among the released persons 19 persons were from Gund Dachina village, 3 from Garoora, 4 from Pethkoot and 5 from Quil Muqam. The persons were sent to their respective homes and put in home quarantine for the next 14 days.
Assistant Commissioner Revenue Reyaz Ahmad Beigh who has been designated as overall in-charge of quarantine facilities established in the district oversaw their discharge and their transportation. These persons were under medical supervision throughout their quarantine period and were discharged after clearance from doctors.
Beigh said so far 1000 persons have been released from administrative quarantine in the district and currently 437 persons are under administrative quarantine in 33 different quarantine centres established in the district while 3851 persons are also under home quarantine.
He said the persons are released from quarantine after following due procedure and nod from the doctors.
He said the persons under quarantine are tested regularly and so far 1632 persons were tested negative while 127 were tested positive in the district.
He said 33752 persons have been screened so far in 12 red zones of the district and the suspects are put under observation and tested.