Meghalaya Government reduces quarantine period for returnees to 10 days

Shillong, Aug 20:  Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone Tynsong today informed that the state government will implement the new guidelines of Indian Council of Medical Research. 

Tynsong informed that as per new guidelines, a returnee who has tested negative in the entry point will go home and spend 10 days in isolation and if a one tests positive such a person will be taken to a corona care center for further investigation and will be kept under isolation for ten days instead of the 14 days in the earlier protocol. 

The Deputy Chief Minister said that the new guidelines will be effective from Friday. 

Tynsong also informed that for a period of three months starting September to November from the 1st to the 7th, all entry points into the state will be closed. 

“Give is being done to give some needed rest to our front line workers as well as to sanitise these areas,” the Deputy Chief Minister said.