683 quarantine centres set up across Himachal

Shimla, June 09 (QNN)

Himachal 683 quarantine centres have been setup acrossl with a bedding-capacity of 32,361, an official spokesperson said . A total of 253 doctors and 287 paramedics have been posted at the quarantine centres. Around 5,000 people have been registered at these quarantine centres, said the spokesperson.

Most people who had applied to return to Himachal from other states have been brought back and have been asked to complete institutional quarantine before finally going home, he said. As many as 1.5 lakh people have returned to the state and state government has started a new programme ‘nigaha’ to sensitise families returning from outside the state, the spokesperson said. Strict quarantine norms have helped prevent community spread of coronavirus,” he said, adding that state officials, representatives of Panchayati Raj Institutions and Urban Local Bodies were ensuring that people returning from other parts of the state were following quarantine norms.