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All 406 Inmates At ITBP’s Delhi Camp Sent Home

New Delhi: All 406 individuals quarantined on the Chhawla ITBP camp right here as a precautionary measure in opposition to COVID-19 have been despatched residence, after the final batch was seen off on Wednesday morning after medical studies confirmed their detrimental standing vis-a-vis coronavirus an infection final week.

Seven Maldivians and 7 youngsters have been amongst these 406 individuals shifted to the west Delhi quarantine facility of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) after they was evacuated from China’s Wuhan — the epicentre of the lethal coronavirus — on February 1 and a couple of.

The ultimate batch comprising a household of six was despatched to the Indira Gandhi Worldwide Airport right here at 9 am on Wednesday from Chhawla, ITBP Spokesperson Vivek Pandey advised IANS.

A complete of 42 inmates left for his or her respective hometowns on Tuesday whereas 358 others left the ITBP facility on Monday, Pandey stated.

The method started on Monday afternoon after the Indian Council of Medical Analysis (ICMR) — the apex physique in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical analysis — submitted a last report on Sunday to the ITBP to substantiate detrimental findings on the inmates’ coronavirus an infection.

The inmates, together with an toddler, have been stored below the remark of an professional group of docs and different medical professionals.

All seven Maldivians left on Tuesday morning for his or her nation.

“All released persons are advised to remain self-isolated for another 14 days at their respective places. They are also advised to observe do’s and dont’s during the period. They have also been provided medical certificates of their coronavirus-free status,” Pandey stated.

The federal government had evacuated 640 Indians and 7 Maldivians from China by sending two Air India planes. A complete of 406 individuals have been stored on the quarantine facility in Chhawla whereas the remaining have been shifted to a military camp in Manesar in Haryana’s Gurugram.

The demise toll because of COVID-19 has climbed over 2,000 in China.


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