Thirty-two passengers who’ve not too long ago returned from the UK stay untraceable in Gurgaon. Officials from the well being division stated the matter is being handed over to Gurgaon Police for additional investigation.
Passengers from the UK must be screened on touchdown in India in opposition to the backdrop of a brand new Covid pressure rising within the nation.
Data shared by the well being division signifies that Gurgaon obtained a listing of 1,240 passengers from the state who had not too long ago returned from the UK. Of these, 530 have been discovered to be duplicate entries and three have been “cross notifications”. Of the remaining, officers stated, the Gurgaon well being division has to date traced 517, whereas 164 moved to different international locations, states, or districts.
“A total of 32 passengers, however, are untraceable because of either improper address or incorrect mobile number, or else because of their mobile numbers being unreachable. The list of these untraceable passengers is being shared with the Commissioner of Police so that the needful can be done,” stated Civil Surgeon Dr Virender Yadav.
“We have so far tested 367 people for coronavirus, of which 349 reports have come. There is only one among these passengers whose test result has come positive, and he has been isolated. His sample has been sent to Delhi for whole genome sequencing to ascertain whether he has contracted the mutated strain of coronavirus. The report is expected on Thursday,” he stated.
The well being division had on Sunday appealed to individuals who had travelled to Gurgaon from the UK to come back ahead themselves and get their assessments carried out.
“Despite the health department repeatedly appealing, people who have travelled to the UK and come and are not getting their tests done. People should come forward for the test themselves or action will be taken against them under Section 188 of the IPC,” acknowledged the discharge, signed by the Civil Surgeon.
Even because the well being division steps up vigilance in mild of the brand new pressure of the an infection, Gurgaon’s Covid scenario has improved within the final one week, with the district recording lower than 100 instances constantly for the final six days. This, regardless of greater than 3,000 assessments being carried out per day. The doubling charge of the district has additionally risen to 639 days.
On Wednesday, Gurgaon recorded 96 instances of coronavirus, with 4,246 samples being collected for testing. As per the each day well being bulletin, the district has 975 lively instances of coronavirus, of which 883 are in dwelling isolation.