Coronavirus: All 406 inmates at ITBP's Delhi camp sent home

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Feb 19, 2020, 02:52 PM(IST)

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The last batch of quarantined persons was seen off on Wednesday morning after medical reports confirmed their negative status vis-a-vis coronavirus infection last week.

All 406 persons quarantined at the Chhawla ITBP camp in Delhi as a precautionary measure against COVID-19 have been sent home, reports said.

The last batch of quarantined persons was seen off on Wednesday morning after medical reports confirmed their negative status vis-a-vis coronavirus infection last week.

Seven Maldivians and seven children were among these 406 persons shifted to the west Delhi quarantine facility of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) after they were evacuated from China`s Wuhan -- the epicentre of the deadly coronavirus -- on February 1 and 2.

The final batch comprising a family of six was sent to the Indira Gandhi International Airport at 9 am on Wednesday from Chhawla, ITBP Spokesperson Vivek Pandey was quoted as saying.

A total of 42 inmates left for their respective hometowns on Tuesday while 358 others left the ITBP facility on Monday, Pandey said.

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