Submit report on steps taken to prevent viral diseases, HC to govt
| Wednesday | 12th February, 2020
By Express News ServiceCHENNAI: Madras High Court on Tuesday directed Tamil Nadu government to file a detailed report on steps taken to prevent the spread of viral diseases in the State, including corona virus and dengue.The first bench of Chief Justice AP Sahi and Justice Subramonium Prasad passed the order while hearing a plea moved by advocate AP Suryaprakasam who sought for constituting an expert committee by the government in preventing the spreading of diseases.
He said, “Now, the world’s attention is drawn towards corona virus outbreak with no vaccination or prevention options available.” He stated that experts opine that symptoms of coronavirus may not be known till it is late.
1,971 passengers under home observationChennai : All the four passengers kept under observation in isolation wards in hospitals have been discharged, said a media bulletin from Directorate of Public Health on Tuesday.
It said, 1,971 passengers of 28,963 screened at Chennai, Trichy, Madurai and Coimbatore airports, are under home observation for 28 days, and their health is stable.
Of the 1,971 under home observation, 588 belong to Chennai.
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