Srinagar: At least 290 persons who were quarantined here in different hotels and other Government Buildings have been tested negative. All these persons have been sent back to their homes with the suggestion that they should quarantine themselves in homes for next 14 days.
Assistant Commissioner Development, Hanif Balkhi told that from past 4days over 900 people, mostly students have been sent to homes and today 290 persons who have arrived in Kashmir from outside country were sent back to their homes.
Those who were allowed to go to their homes hail from different districts of Kashmir, though majority of them are from Srinagar.
Yesterday over 400 persons were sent back to their homes after completing quarantine period.
Those who completed their quarantine period today included females and children as well. They exhibited a positive attitude and said landing in quarantine was in their interest.
“Finally we are leaving for home with a smile on our faces. We had returned from Bangladesh and the most important thing is that we all have been tested negative,” said a group of students.
“We got everything from the administration and we really thank them for the arrangements they had made for us,” a group of people outside the hotel said. (KNT)