This Article is From Apr 20, 2020

UP To Put Students Who Returned From Kota In Home Quarantine

The decision to keep complete lockdown in districts with 10 or more cases was also reviewed in the meeting.

UP To Put Students Who Returned From Kota In Home Quarantine

Yogi Adityanath has ordered for all 10,500 plus children to be sent to home quarantine (File)

Lucknow:

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to keep all children, who were brought by buses from Kota in Rajasthan, in quarantine.

Awanish K Awasthi, Additional Chief Secretary, Home, said at a press conference that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered for all 10,500 plus children to be sent to home quarantine after conducting their tests in their respective districts.

"The contact details of the children were also taken by the authorities," he said, adding that the chief minister has also ordered for testing facilities to be started in the government medical colleges and divisions.

According to Mr Awasthi, the decision to keep complete lockdown in districts with 10 or more cases was also reviewed in the meeting.

According to him, there are 1,176 confirmed cases in Uttar Pradesh including 1,030 active cases. There are 322 hotspots in the state.