Mangaluru: Seven-day isolation mandatory for students arriving from Kerala


Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (MS)

Mangaluru, Jan 13: Cases of coronavirus infection is increasing in the district every day now. In the order of deputy commissioner, it is said that as a precaution various measures are put in place, seven days isolation is mandatory for students arriving from Kerala.

The corona positivity rate in Kerala is 5.6%. Students who are arriving into the district from Kerala should undergo RT-PCR test of 72 hours period and have to undergo mandatory seven days of home isolation. They have to get one more RTPCR test on the eighth day. This rule is applicable to all the medical, engineering and para medical colleges of the district.

The technical advisory committee for corona in the district has advised some measures with regards to control of the pandemic. The order says to strictly implement the recommendations.

Screening and testing will be further increased in all educational institutions, apartments and malls. If anyone is found having symptoms of coronavirus, they have to be isolated.

Testing of international passengers is continuing. Random testing in educational institutions will be stopped as per the guidelines.

Strict monitoring of home isolation cases will be done. Containment zones have to be taken care of. Personnel working in hospitals should mandatorily follow all IPC protocol.

Vaccination of children in the age group of 15 to 18 years needs to be completed as soon as possible. All have to follow the precautionary measures of coronavirus such as face mask, hand sanitization and maintaining social distance.

 

 

 

  

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  • Mangalorean, Mangalore

    Fri, Jan 14 2022

    Home quarantine is a big joke!

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  • SDC, Mangalore

    Thu, Jan 13 2022

    Those traveling daily will attend classes only once every 8 days then??

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  • Vinod, Mangalore

    Thu, Jan 13 2022

    When there are There are so many cases in karnataka especially Bangalore. So why this rule. It cannot be controlled like this..Best is to make rtpcr and 7day isolation compulsory for anyone found without mask on roads or functions

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  • ANL, Mangalore

    Thu, Jan 13 2022

    Useless Dakshina Kannada administration team and the heads. People are roaming on roads without masks, shop keepers, public transport etc even police personnel seen without masks. No checking is done, I beleive govt has told them to do checking and fine for this only on weekend curfew days or only for one day for one or two hours. Useless guys and blaming people coming from other states, they cannot control their districts and state.

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  • Ajay Rebello, Kallianpur

    Thu, Jan 13 2022

    Senseless decision based purely on politics.

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  • real kujuma, kodial

    Thu, Jan 13 2022

    all dramabaazi of useless bomma to cover up his failure and to sell more doses to get commission..even mild cold is certified as corona in govt hospitals...

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  • Vishal, mangalore

    Thu, Jan 13 2022

    Why only Kerala? Make it mandatory for everyone entering the district. Covid has spread again to all corners of the world.

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  • Sandy, Udupi

    Thu, Jan 13 2022

    When Omicron has already entered and is flourishing in the district, what is it that you are trying to prevent by testing every person entering the district . If there is anything learnt about this virus is the last 2 years, it is the futility of trying to prevent spread by putting stupid barriers at country, state, district, taluk levels particularly when people residing in the place are not ready to even wear a mask properly. Just a way of transferring taxpayer's money in govt treasuries to private hands in the name of rtPCR testing, isolation centres etc etc

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  • Evans C Sumitra, Udupi/New York, USA.

    Thu, Jan 13 2022

    Vishal, mangalore, I fully agree with your comment. It makes sense.

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