Srinagar: At least 164 persons who were quarantined here in a college at Parihas Pora Pattan area of North Kashmir’s Baramulla district have been tested negative. All these persons have been sent back to their homes with the advice that they should quarantine themselves in homes for next 14 days.
Tehsildar Singhpora, Nisar Ahmed told Kashmir News Trust that those who were sent back to their homes had travel history and were put in quarantine. He said those who were allowed to go to their homes hail from different areas of Baramulla district.
Those who completed their quarantine period today included females and children as well. They exhibited a positive attitude and said landing in quarantine was in their interest.
Meanwhile, authorities, put 48 people mostly students in quarantine in the same building at Parihaspora Pattan. These include 22 students returning from Bangaladesh and 26 from Mohali Panjab.
“Finally we are leaving for home with a smile on our faces. We had returned from
Bangladesh and the most important thing is that we all have been tested negative,” said a group of students to KNT.
Besides, Tehsildar Nisar Ahmed, Nodal Officer Niyaz Ahmed, Block Medical Officer Dr Kounsar Khan and DSP Pattan Zafar Mehdi were present on the occasion. (KNT)