Quarantine of passengers returning from the UK is now four days
Dhaka, January 14: Compulsory quarantine for passengers returning from the UK has been reduced to four days. The decision was announced in a directive issued by the health department on January 13. Earlier, the period of compulsory quarantine was 14 days.
On the advice of the Department of Health, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) instructed every passenger returning to the UK from 1 January to 15 January to stay in the Government Quarantine Center or in an official quarantine at a government-designated hotel at their own expense.
Director of the Department (Disease Control and Line Director Infectious Disease Control) Prof. Dr. The new guidelines, signed by Shahnila Ferdousi, say a new type of coronavirus has been reported in the UK. Special precautionary measures are being taken to make the return to the UK a mandatory institutional quarantine. In this case, according to the instructions of the appropriate authority, passengers coming from the United Kingdom will have to take changed measures from 15 January until further notice.
Arrangements are: Mandatory quarantine for all passengers coming from the UK for at least four days at a government designated hotel. All the expenses of the hotel will be borne by the passengers themselves. If any passenger is unable to stay in the hotel, the institution will be quarantined in the center designated by the government.
After four days, samples will be sent for Covid-19 PCR test. If the result of the Covid-19 PCR test is negative, a total of 14 days quarantine will be sent from the institutional quarantine to the home quarantine. If the result of Covid-19 PCR test is positive, it will be sent in isolation from the institutional quarantine to the government designated hospital. All the expenses of the hospital will be borne by the passengers themselves.