26 stranded persons return to Nagaland in special train

Of the returnees, 21 are from Nagaland and the remainder from Manipur. (Representational Picture)
A gaggle of 26 stranded individuals returned to Nagaland in an Assam-bound particular practice from Delhi on Thursday morning, officers stated.

This was the primary batch of stranded individuals to return to Nagaland in a practice, they stated.
The group alighted on the Dimapur railway station round 3.20 am from the Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Categorical, an official stated.

Of the returnees, 21 are from Nagaland and the remainder from Manipur, he stated.
All of the returnees have been screened and the Nagaland residents have been taken to a quarantine centre whereas these from Manipur headed for his or her house state in a non-public automobile, the official stated.

In the meantime, a complete of 221 Nagaland residents stranded in different components of the Northeast returned to the state on Tuesday and Wednesday and have been positioned below institutional quarantine in Dimapur, Nagaland Agriculture Manufacturing Commissioner and Dimapur convener of the Empowered Group on COVID-19, Kikheto Sema stated.

Of the 221 returnees, 31 reached the state on Tuesday and 190 arrived late on Wednesday evening, he stated.
"The 221 returnees can be screened and if discovered asymptomatic, can be positioned below three days institutional quarantine after which 14 days house isolation. Nonetheless, these returning in trains from any state will mandatorily be stored in quarantine centres for 14 days," Sema informed PTI.

Chief Secretary Temjen Toy had stated 70 per cent of the returnees can be quarantined in Dimapur and the remaining in Kohima.
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