Institutional quarantine mandatory for those returning to Arunachal Pradesh

Those who will be entering the state from outside in the coming times, and institutional quarantine is being made mandatory.

Institutional quarantine mandatory for those returning to Arunachal  Pradesh
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 During The covid19 cases rising in the entire Northeast,The Arunachal Pradesh has imposed a ruthless quarantine regime for those who will be entering the state from outside, and institutional quarantine is being made mandatory for them.

Laying out the procedure for returnees to the state, the Government says that all those who enter the state shall first be sent for institutional quarantine. At the quarantine facilities, they will be subjected to 100% RT PCR testing to check for traces of the contagion.

"Only when the person tests negative, he or she is discharged from institutional quarantine and sent for completion of 14 days strict home quarantine under supervision of the district administration", the Government said in a statement.

Meanwhile, Arunachal Cheif Minister Pema Khandu has urged the people from other states who are stranded in Arunachal Pradesh to stay put. "I would wish people from other states stranded in Arunachal to better stay back. Arunachal is safe and your stay here can better guarantee your safety from coronavirus. We are always ready to take good care of the stranded people from other states here in Arunachal".

 It has to be mentioned that Arunachal Pradesh received its 2 new covid19 cases recently both returned from the other states.