Delhi's SOP Will Allow Asymptomatic People Arriving From Trains To Go Home

Publish On: 12 May, 2020 05:28 PM | Updated   |   Madhurima  

NEW DELHI: Allowing people having no or mild COVID symptoms to travel home, the Delhi government on Tuesday issued an SOP for the passengers arriving in the city by train, saying all would be requested to download the Aarogya Setu App on their mobiles, if possible.

The Standard Operating Pocedure (SOP) for the passengers arriving in Delhi by trains was issued on Tuesday by Delhi government's Health and Family Welfare Department.

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"All the asymptomatic persons coming into Delhi shall be allowed to travel to their respective home after ascertaining they're asymptomatic," the SOP reads.

The persons who are found mild symptomatic are going to be informed about the 'Self or Hame Quarantine protocol' and can be directed to undergo the self or home quarantine.

"They would be requested to download the Aarogya Setu App on their mobiles."

The SOP comes after the Ministry of Railways permitted the movement of trains coming to and going from Delhi.

The SOP said the detailed list of passengers with their arrival date and time, should be shared by the Railways at least one day beforehand in order to make necessary arrangements for the medical screenings.

"The Ministry of Railways will make sure that all the persons boarding the train are going to get compulsorily screened and only asymptomatic persons will have permission to board the train.

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At the railway station, maintenance of order and social distancing norms is going to be the responsibility of Indian Railways, the SOP said.