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To fight a pandemic like Covid-19, India needs overarching healthcare laws

Experts point out in India it is left to individuals to quarantine themselves voluntarily

Coronavirus | healthcare | Health Ministry

Geetika Srivastava 

Thermal screening of lawyers being conducted in the wake of deadly coronavirus, at the entrance gate of Calcutta High Court in Kolkata. PTI

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor recently hit the headlines after she tested positive for the novel (COVID-19) and attended several high-profile parties. The singer, who had returned from London, reportedly skipped the mandatory 14-day quarantine, which was recommended by the Centre.



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First Published: Sun, March 22 2020. 21:50 IST