Novel Corona Virus babat Gujarat Government PARIPATRA

Novel Corona Virus babat Gujarat Government paripatra
We have issued a notification under Indian Epidemic Act, 1897. This does not mean there is any epidemic. Government officers like collector, chief district health officers, DDOs, municipal commissioners, etc. have been granted power to act on cases related to coronavirus, to ensure no cases of leave against advice comes up, and patients are forced to stay in quarantine even when they say no," Ravi informed.



As per the regulations, district administration has been empowered to seal the geographical area from where coronavirus has been reported, bar entry and exit of the population in that area, close schools, offices, ban vehicular movement, isolate suspected cases in hospital, among others.

The regulations also require a person with a history of travel to the country or area from where coronavirus case has been reported to isolate himself at home, and in case he refuses admission or isolation, the authorised persons will have the power "to forcefully admit, retain, keep and isolate him for a period of 14 days from the onset of symptoms or till the reports of laboratory tests are received".
Novel Corona Virus babat Gujarat Government no Circular 1/6/2020
Novel Corona Virus babat Gujarat Government no Circular 1/6/2020