TN to monitor passengers from China for 28 days

The Tamil Nadu government will monitor the health condition of those returning from China for 28 days to see whether they are affected by Coronavirus, said a senior official in Directorate of Public Health and Preventive Medicine.

He said passengers coming from Chine and landing in Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore and Trichy airports are monitored and their details are being collected.

“Till Wednesday morning 78 passengers — 68 Indians and 10 Chinese — have landed in four airports in Tamil Nadu. A self-declaration form on their health condition has been obtained and their body temperature was also gathered,” said P. Sampath, Joint Director-Epidemic, Directorate of Public Health and Preventive Medicine.

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