AP ready to receive first set of foreign returnees on Monday

AP ready to receive first set of foreign returnees on Monday

  Written by : IANS - Updated: Mon, May 11, 2020, 01:53 PM
 

Amaravati, May (IANS) With the first batch of foreign returnees set to land here on Monday, the Andhra Pradesh government has made adequate arrangements for their arrival.

Arrangements, including screening, medical and transport, have been made at the three airports in the state for returnees from the US, and other countries.

"Arrangements have been made at Visakhapatnam, Tirupati and Vijayawada airports for the returnees. All those expenses will be borne by the state," said an official.

On arrival, the returnees will be directly sent to dedicated quarantine centres in special vehicles, as per the order of Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, issued here on Sunday.

Reviewing the lockdown scenario, he asked officials to focus on the control measures to be taken at 11 check-posts along entry points to the state and develop a standard operational guidelines.

State government officials said all those entering Andhra Pradesh, will be monitored and tracked through an app till they reach their destination.

Moreover, to track returnees' health condition, details will be shared with local health workers, and village volunteers. Also, all the returnees will undergo tests and be put under home isolation for the specified period.