GOVERNMENT OF NATIONAL CAPITAL TERRITORY OF DELHI

HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE DEPARTMENT

9TH LEVEL, A-WING, DELHI SECRETARlAT, IP ESTATE, NEW DELHI – 110002

No F 51 /DGHS/PH-IV /COVID-19/2020/M/prsecyhfw/3049-3063 Dated: 22/03/2020

ORDER

In view of global outbreak of COVID-19, it has come to the notice of the GNCT of Delhi that approximately 35000 foreign-returned persons have been staying in Delhi since 1st March, 2020. All District Magistrates of Govt. of NCT of Delhi have been directed to undertake a thorough verification exercise through their surveillance teams and ensure that all the aforesaid persons remain in home quarantine for a minimum period of 14 days.

Accordingly, in exercise of the powers conferred by the Delhi Epidemic Diseases, COVID-19, Regulations, 2020 under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, the following directions are hereby issued for the purpose of prevention and control of the outbreak of epidemic disease namely COVID-19 in NCT of Delhi, with immediate effect : –

(i) All the aforesaid foreign-returned persons shall strictly comply with the directions of home quarantine for a minimum period of 14 days without fail.

(ii) The contacts of the aforesaid persons shall also strictly remain under home quarantine for 14 days.

(iii) Persons who have been diagnosed as infected with COVID-19 shall mandatorily remain in isolation facility of the hospital & shall leave the premises only after being discharged by the treating doctor.

Any person found disobeying the aforesaid directions shall be prosecuted and punished with imprisonment or fine or both under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860) as per section 3 of the Epidemic Disease Act, 1897

Padmini Singla

Secretary (Health & Family Welfare)

No F 51 /DGHS/PH-IV /COVID-19/2020/M/prsecyhfw/3049-3063 Dated: 22/03/2020

Copy to:-

1. Pr. Secretary to Hon’ble Lt. Governor of NCT of Delhi, New Delhi

2. Addi. Secretary to Hon’ble C.M., Govl of Delhi, New Delhi. .

3. Secretary to Hon’bleDy. C.M, Govt. of Delhi, New-Delhi.

4. Secretary to Hon’ble Minister Health & Family Welfare, GNCTD

5. OSD to C.S, Govt. of NCT of Delhi, New Delhi.

6. Commissioner of Police, Delhi to ensure strict compliance.

7. Chairperson, New Delhi Municipal Council

8. Director, General Health Services, GNCTD

9. Commissioner, MCD (EDMC/NDMC/SDMC)

10. All the District Magistrates in the GNCT of Delhi to ensure strict compliance.

11 . Mission Director, Delhi State Health Mission (DSHM), Delhi

12. Director, Directorate of Family Welfare, GNCTD

13. Director, DIP with the request for wider publicity

14. SIO, NIC for uploading the same on the website of Delhi Government

Padmini Singla

Secretary (Health & Family Welfare)

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