Coronavirus outbreak: Defence ministry sets up seven more quarantine facilities in Jaisalmer, Suratgadh, Jhansi, Jodhpur, Deolali, Kolkata, Chennai

The facilities have been set up at Jaisalmer, Suratgadh, Jhansi, Jodhpur, Deolali, Kolkata and Chennai

Press Trust of India March 12, 2020 19:06:37 IST
Coronavirus outbreak: Defence ministry sets up seven more quarantine facilities in Jaisalmer, Suratgadh, Jhansi, Jodhpur, Deolali, Kolkata, Chennai
  • Ministry of Defence has set up seven more quarantine facilities for COVID-19 patients, especially for Indian citizens being brought to back from coronavirus-hit countries, an official said on Thursday

  • The facilities have been set up at Jaisalmer, Suratgadh, Jhansi, Jodhpur, Deolali, Kolkata and Chennai

  • The Army is already operating a quarantine facility in Manesar while the one in Hindon, near Ghaziabad, is being operated by the air force

New Delhi: The Ministry of Defence has set up seven more quarantine facilities for COVID-19 patients, especially for Indian citizens being brought to back from coronavirus-hit countries, an official said on Thursday.

Coronavirus outbreak Defence ministry sets up seven more quarantine facilities in Jaisalmer Suratgadh Jhansi Jodhpur Deolali Kolkata Chennai

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The facilities have been set up at Jaisalmer, Suratgadh, Jhansi, Jodhpur, Deolali, Kolkata and Chennai.

"We are expecting more civilians to be brought back to India. We are ready with our facilities," Army spokesperson Colonel Aman Anand said.

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The Army is already operating a quarantine facility in Manesar while the one in Hindon, near Ghaziabad, is being operated by the air force.

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