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Karnataka government factors recent guidelines, surveillance measures for parents strolling again from Kerala


Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Tuesday issued a recent space of guidelines for parents coming from Kerala, which has viewed an magnify in COVID-19 cases, announcing these would attain into drive with rapid establish.

Per recommendations of the Technical Advisory Committee on COVID-19, recent special surveillance measures for those strolling again from Kerala have been launched, Extra Chief Secretary Jawaid Akhtar said in a release. It could maybe maybe now be important for those strolling again from that speak and checking into accommodations, hotels, hostels, dwelling stays and dormitories to have a awful RT-PCR certificates, “which ought to no longer be older than 72 hours”.

The federal government said certain samples might maybe well maybe maybe be sent to NIMHANS right here for genomic sequencing. Those in hostels and faculties would no longer be allowed to have company or kinfolk without obtaining advise permission from the Covid nodal officers.

A list of students travelling to and from Kerala from hostels or faculties ought to be maintained by a vital authority, the teach said. The federal government said students ought to compulsorily originate RT PCR harmful take a look at experiences, no longer older than 72 hours, at any time when they return from Kerala and till the downside improves.

The teach said that day scholars travelling from Kerala to faculties and faculties in any segment of Karnataka might maybe well maybe maybe be subjected to RT-PCR take a look at every fortnight. Those who had already arrived to the speak from Kerala over the past two weeks ought to compulsorily like this take a look at.

The federal government said the authorities fervent must appoint a nodal particular person in hostels and classes to show screen the students’ health condition and that of others. Anybody no longer complying with the teach would without extend be reported to the nodal particular person or authorities and made to handle in the designated “quarantine room” in the power till RT- PCR take a look at file changed into harmful.

The federal government requested the authorities to ramp up sorting out and toughen COVID-19 surveillance activities in all faculties, residential amenities, which have accommodated the students and others from Kerala.

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