Discharge protocol of quarantine inmates


Imphal: Manipur government on Wednesday issued clarification regarding discharge protocol of community quarantine inmates. The clarification was issued by Principal secretary health, government of Manipur.

According to the notice, the following protocols will be followed for discharge of inmates from community quarantine centres.

Quarantine inmates who have tested negative for Covid 19 Test will be discharged if inmates who are tested negative and have not mixed or been in close contact with other inmates whose test results are awaited will be discharged from Quarantine Centre after verification and confirmation by Quarantine Centre in charge.

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If in case they have mixed with other inmates whose results arc awaited they will be kept in Quarantine Centre till all the results are received. The social distancing norm is to be practiced by everyone at all places to prevent Covid infection.

Group of quarantine inmates who have all completed 14 days quarantine as a group but test results are not yet declared will be discharged for home quarantine. They will be under home quarantine till the test results are declared.

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However, if anyone in the group is tested positive, the person will be taken to Hospital/Covid Care Centre. And the remaining persons of the group who have tested negative and are asymptomatic will continue to remain in home quarantine for 14 days from date of discharge from quarantine centres with regular surveillance for symptoms.


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