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Home Health BMC makes seven-day institutional quarantine mandatory for travellers arriving from Brazil

BMC makes seven-day institutional quarantine mandatory for travellers arriving from Brazil

Institutional quarantine for seven days and one other seven days of residence quarantine is already necessary for individuals arriving from the UK, Europe, South Africa and West Asia

File picture of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Worldwide Airport. Sukanya Ray/The press reporter

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) on Wednesday introduced {that a} seven-day institutional quarantine will probably be necessary for these arriving from Brazil even when they’ve obtained a COVID-19 detrimental report previous to the journey.

In a recent round, the civic physique included Brazil within the record of nations below quarantine guidelines, citing the newest tips of the Union Ministry of Well being about worldwide arrivals.

The BMC stated this rule will even be relevant to vacationers from Maharashtra arriving on the Chhatrapati Shivaji Worldwide Airport in Mumbai.

Institutional quarantine for seven days and one other seven days of residence quarantine is already necessary for individuals arriving from the UK, Europe, South Africa and West Asia.

“Passengers from states apart from Maharashtra, who want to take connecting flights after their arrival, will probably be allowed to journey additional if their RT-PCR take a look at reviews are detrimental on the airport,” the round acknowledged.

Details about such vacationers will probably be despatched to their respective states, it stated.

Vacationers from the UK will probably be shifted to Seven Hills Hospital in the event that they take a look at constructive for the an infection, or if they’re symptomatic on arrival or on day seven of their quarantine interval, the civic physique stated.

Vacationers from the West Asia, Europe, South Africa and Brazil will probably be shifted to GT Hospital or 4 designated personal hospitals as per their alternative.

If vacationers take a look at detrimental on the seventh day, they are going to be discharged. Their arms will probably be stamped they usually might want to give an enterprise to abide by residence quarantine guidelines.

In line with the civic authorities, contacts of vacationers who contract the an infection throughout residence quarantine or on arrival will probably be monitored and remoted.

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