Telangana Doubles The Quarantine Period
Telangana state doubles the quarantine period, secondary contacts in home
Telangana State Government from today i.e., 23rd April 2020, extended Corona quarantine period from the existing 14 days to 28 days.
The Chief Secretary, Somesh Kumar on Wednesday 23rd April 2020 has released a notification in which is stated that only primary contacts of positive cases shall be brought to the quarantine centres while all the asymptomatic secondary contacts will not be tested.
However, those people will be identified, stamped and placed in strict home quarantine for a period of 28 days and monitored daily by the local area multi-disciplinary surveillance teams
The government issued an order and guidelines regarding this. This process will help to check the virus effects. Since 14 days of quarantine measures are not enough to find the virus, so the time period was doubled.
The government directed that the people, those at home quarantine for 14 days should remain so for another 14 days.
The officials were instructed to take appropriate measures and ensure the 28 days of quarantine for Corona patients. The orders come at a time when the cases are on a steep rise and put at 928, while deaths at 23.