coronavirus update indiaas on : 06 July 2020 04:13 GMT+5:30
Mandatory 7-Day Home Quarantine For All The Passengers Arriving Delhi By Trains, Buses And Flights
The tweak in rule followed a surge in cases in the national capital as a series of relaxations were into effect over the last week.
7-Day Home Quarantine For All Arriving In Delhi By Flights, Trains, Buses
New Delhi: People who are arriving Delhi, by train, bus or by flight are advised to have a mandatory home quarantine for a week, said the Delhi Government. Changing it's an earlier rule where no quarantine was required. The task of assuring that the rule is being followed is assigned to District Administration officials.
The Delhi Government, earlier, had advised that incoming people should be monitored themselves if they show any symptom of the COVID-19, for next 14-days and call District Surveillance Officer or National Call Centre.
The previous rule followed a rise in the COVID-19 Cases in National Capital Delhi, as the series of ease down were into effect over the last week.
The surge in COVID cases in the NCR continued with Delhi getting 1,513 more positive patients on Wednesday while Noida reported 25 new cases on the day.
The situation in Delhi remains grim with 9 deaths as the total number of cases rose to 23,645 in the national capital. A total of 209 patients were discharged and now the active cases in Delhi stand at 13,697.
In Delhi, 606 people have died so far due to Covid-19. Delhi government claimed that 4,940 beds, 153 ICU, and ventilators are still vacant. Delhi has conducted around 230,145 tests and the city has 148 containment zones.
In Noida, 4 patients have been discharged on Wednesday but worry for the administration is that the virus has spread in rural areas. The health officials said the patients are being detected from the rural belt of the district including Surajpur, Kulsera, Kasna, Chipiyana Buzurg, Rampur and Dhankaur.