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In Pics: Army Sets Quarantine Facility In Manesar For Indian Students Evacuated From China

Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province in central China, is the epicentre of the Coronavirus outbreak. However, the infection has spread to all 31 provinces of China, killing over 170 people and infecting another 7,711. Across the world, it has been reported in 21 countries, including India. The Indian Army has set up a quarantine facility in Manesar near Delhi to keep around 300 Indian students being evacuated from Chinas Hubei province in view of the outbreak of coronavirus. Take a look:

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 31 January 2020, 08:47:59 PM
Image: Quarantine Facility In Manesar - Photo Credit: News Nation

Image: Quarantine Facility In Manesar - Photo Credit: News Nation

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Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province in central China, is the epicentre of the Coronavirus outbreak. However, the infection has spread to all 31 provinces of China, killing over 170 people and infecting another 7,711. Across the world, it has been reported in 21 countries, including India. The Indian Army has set up a quarantine facility in Manesar near Delhi to keep around 300 Indian students being evacuated from China's Hubei province in view of the outbreak of coronavirus. 

Image: Quarantine Facility In Manesar - Photo Credit: News Nation

Image: Quarantine Facility In Manesar - Photo Credit: News Nation

Image: Quarantine Facility In Manesar - Photo Credit: News Nation

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The procedure of screening and quarantine will comprise two steps, the first one being screening at airport followed by quarantine at Manesar and if any individual is suspected to be infected, he/she will be shifted to the isolation ward at Base Hospital Delhi Cantonment (BHDC).

Image: Quarantine Facility In Manesar - Photo Credit: News Nation

Image: Quarantine Facility In Manesar - Photo Credit: News Nation

Image: Quarantine Facility In Manesar - Photo Credit: News Nation

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Screening at the airport will be done by a joint team of Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) and Airport Health Authority (APHO). During the screening they will be classified into three groups i.e. Suspect Case, Close Contact, and Non Contact Case. 

Image: Quarantine Facility In Manesar - Photo Credit: News Nation

Image: Quarantine Facility In Manesar - Photo Credit: News Nation

Image: Quarantine Facility In Manesar - Photo Credit: News Nation

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The facility consists of accommodation barracks for the students, administrative areas and medical facility area. To prevent mass outbreak, the facility has been divided into sectors, each with a maximum capacity of 50 students. Each barrack has been further subdivided into barracks. The population of sectors will not be allowed to intermingle with each other.

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Image: Quarantine Facility In Manesar - Photo Credit: News Nation

Image: Quarantine Facility In Manesar - Photo Credit: News Nation

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Daily medical examination of all students will be done at the medical facility area. The facility will be administered by a nominated Officer In Charge (OIC) who will have under his command a Community Medicine Specialist, two Nursing Officers, a Lady Medical Officer and one Nursing Assistant. 

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