New Delhi, Aug 24: The Union well being ministry has issued a memorandum mandating obligatory minimal 14 days institutional quarantine for these being evacuated from Afghanistan, on the ITBP Chhawla Camp right here, amid COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.
The ministry mentioned the Centre is endeavor emergency evacuation of individuals from Afghanistan to India and contemplating the character of disaster, it has already allowed exemption from obligatory pre-boarding RT-PCTR testing (presently mandated for worldwide travellers) for individuals who have been evacuated from the war-torn nation.
“Coronavirus transmission (together with circulation of variants) in Afghanistan is unclear at current, as a matter of plentiful precaution, it has been determined that the arrival individuals shall bear a compulsory minimal 14 days institutional quarantine at Sector Headquarters Logistic and Communications, Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Chhawla Camp, Najafgarh Highway, New Delhi,” the workplace memorandum dated August 23 mentioned.
“The Ministry of Exterior Affairs and the Ministry of Civil Aviation shall intimate ITBP adequately prematurely in regards to the precise date and timing of those incoming flights together with the passenger manifest. The mentioned data may be supplied to the Authorities of NCT of Delhi,” it mentioned.
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ITBP will make requisite preparations for arranging transportation of passengers from arrival airport to the Chhawla Camp, Najafgarh. Any individual testing optimistic or detected as symptomatic shall be shifted to recognized COVID-19 devoted Covid Care Centre or Covid hospital of NCT of Delhi, the memorandum said.
All nodal companies concerned — MEA, MOCA, MHA, ITBP and Authorities of NCT of Delhi, NCDC — shall designate and talk the title, designation and get in touch with variety of their nodal individuals to one another and to the Ministry of Well being, it added.
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