A- A A+
Last Updated : Oct 22 2020 8:47AM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
Campaigning for first phase of assembly elections gains momentum in Bihar            COVID-19 recovery rate in country reaches 88.81 pct            Indigenously built ASW stealth corvette INS Kavaratti to be commissioned into Navy today            Inter-Ministerial team to visit Telangana to assess flood damage            IPL: Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 8 wickets           

State News

Feb 20, 2020

Novel coronavirus: Six Chinese nationals put under surveillance in Himachal Pradesh

Tweeted by AIR
Six Chinese nationals, who arrived in Himachal Pradesh in the past few days, were put under surveillance yesterday in view of the novel coronavirus outbreak in China. The Chinese nationals, who arrived in Shimla in two batches on February 13 and February 16 through Kolkata, were asymptomatic. They have been put under surveillance and advised to report to the health officials in case of symptoms of cough and fever.

Officials of the integrated disease surveillance programme (IDSP) visited the home stay in Lakkar Bazar where they have been staying and found that they were asymptomatic. None of the six Chinese nationals visited Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak, after January 15.

Five of them came to India from China on January 28 and 29, whereas the sixth Chinese national came from Malaysia on January 29.

The five Chinese were screened in China before leaving for India and they were again screened at the Kolkata airport.

Visas of the five-member group are valid till February 27, whereas the sixth person's visa is valid till June.

The Chinese had earlier visited several Indian cities, including Kolkata, Gaya, Delhi, Rishikesh, Chandigarh, Varanasi, Agra, Jaipur and Amritsar.

   Related News

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 21 (Oct) Midday News 21 (Oct) Evening News 21 (Oct) Hourly 22 (Oct) (0610hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 22 (Oct) दोपहर समाचार 21 (Oct) समाचार संध्या 21 (Oct) प्रति घंटा समाचार 22 (Oct) (0600hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 21 (Oct) Khabrein(Day) 21 (Oct) Khabrein(Eve) 21 (Oct)
Aaj Savere 22 (Oct) Parikrama 21 (Oct)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 21 (Oct) Samayki 9 (Aug) Sports Scan 21 (Oct) Spotlight/News Analysis 21 (Oct) Employment News 21 (Oct) World News 21 (Oct) Samachar Darshan 22 (Mar) Radio Newsreel 21 (Mar)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 12 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 21 (Oct) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 11 (Mar) Vaad-Samvaad 17 (Mar) Money Talk 17 (Mar) Current Affairs 6 (Mar) Sanskrit Saptahiki 17 (Oct) North East Diary 15 (Oct)