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Delhi LG rolls back 5-day mandatory institutional isolation for Covid cases

His statement came following protests by the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government against his order mandating five-day quarantine for all Covid-19 patients.

Kejriwal and Anil Baijal
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FILE PHOTO: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal with LG Anil Baijal

Press Trust of India New Delhi
Only those Covid-19 positive patients who don't require hospitalisation on clinical assessment and don't have adequate facilities for home isolation will need to undergo institutional isolation, Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal said on Saturday.
 
Regarding institutional isolation, only those COVID positive cases which do not require hospitalisation on clinical assessment & do not have adequate facilities for home isolation would be required to undergo institutional isolation.
— LG Delhi (@LtGovDelhi) June 20, 2020 His statement came following protests by the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government against his order mandating five-day quarantine for all Covid-19 patients.
 
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First Published: Jun 20 2020 | 6:38 PM IST

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