Bhubaneswar: The state authorities has directed the authorities to implement the SOP issued by Ministry of Well being & Household Welfare in view of the mutated variant of coronavirus detected within the UK.
In a letter to the district collectors, CDMOs, Bhubaneswar and Jharsuguda airports and Bhubaneswar Municipal Company, Further Chief Secretary, Well being and Household Welfare division PK Mohapatra mentioned a definite Phylogenetic cluster of SARs-CoV-2 has been detected in UK which is spreading and rising quickly.
At a time when the variety of COVID-19 optimistic circumstances is declining steadily in
the state, any interjection of a SARS-CoV-2 variant virus by passengers with
air journey historical past could pose vital dangers for administration of the pandemic within the
In view of the rising state of affairs, passengers with journey historical past of UK and
transiting by the airports in UK within the final 14 days of the arrival on the airport,
shall be required to refill the Self Declaration Type.
They are going to be suggested to stay in necessary 14-day dwelling quarantine with
self-monitoring and periodic monitoring by the Speedy Response Workforce. If any such particular person is discovered symptomatic throughout the quarantine interval, RT-PCR take a look at will likely be performed. If the particular person exams optimistic, he will likely be remoted in an institutional isolation facility and suggested for remedy as per the protocol.
If the particular person exams unfavorable, he will likely be suggested to finish the 14
days dwelling quarantine interval, the letter said.
Mohapatra requested the authorities to make sure strict adherence to the SOP issued by
Ministry with necessary screening of the individuals with journey historical past of UK and crucial comply with up motion for prevention of the unfold of the brand new variant
of SARS-CoV-2 within the state.
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