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People returning to Karnataka from other states will be kept in institutional quarantine even if they are asymptomatic: Govt

People returning to Karnataka from other states will have to remain in institutional quarantine even if they are asymptomatic, according to Department of Health and Family Welfare Services, Government of Karnataka

ANI | Bengaluru (Karnataka) | Updated: 12-05-2020 07:12 IST | Created: 12-05-2020 07:12 IST
People returning to Karnataka from other states will be kept in institutional quarantine even if they are asymptomatic: Govt
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa (File Photo). Image Credit: ANI

People returning to Karnataka from other states will have to remain in institutional quarantine even if they are asymptomatic, according to Department of Health and Family Welfare Services, Government of Karnataka "All persons returning to Karnataka from any State, symptomatic or asymptomatic shall be kept in institutional quarantine," read an order issued by the State Health and Family Welfare Services.

It further read, "For persons claiming to come from Goa, Deputy Commissioner of receiving district should verify and in the event of adequate capacity not being available, can put them in home quarantine for a period of 14 days, if the claim regarding the origin state is confirmed." "Deputy Commissioner/Special Commissioner, BBMP will fix the rates for hotels where such returnees will be staying on a payment basis," the statement read. (ANI)


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