By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Apr 02, 2020 12:01 IST
Schools & Train Coaches next quarantine facilities, Government gives green signal to fight Covid19

Train coaches and School premises to be next quarantine facilities, if the situation continues to soar in India. Kendriya Vidyalayas and Indian railways coaches to be next in line as quarantine facilities as report comes. On Saturday Kendra Vidyalaya Sangathan KVS and Indian Railways both departments have green signal to use as quarantine facilities across country. As situation in country is moving towards third stage, Indian Railways coaches can be used as isolation wards, sources from Indian Railways intimated. On other hand Kendriya Vidyalayas are also allowed to used School premises as quarantine facilities, KVS came forth.

As ANI reported Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan on Friday conveyed that all Kendriya Vidyalayas to allow use of School Buildings for temporary housing of likely COVID19 cases, in view of Coronavirus situation in country. 

Schools Train Coaches next quarantine facilities

Kendriya Vidyalayas and Indian Railways have come forth in support of Indian Government to fulfill medical centers and isolation facilities in Country. As several hospitals, medical centres and Private hospitals run out of space, Kendriya Vidyalaya Schools and Indian Railways coaches can be used as quarantine facilities, report said. KVS Sangathan assured the use of its School buildings can be used for Covid19 like situations temporarily. 

Government on other hand also visualizing the Railway coaches as facilities for quarantine, in case numbers of COVID19 positive cases increase in the country. On March 28, India has reported more than 850 cases across country among them 19 death casualty had been reported due to Coronavirus epidemic.

Schools Train Coaches next quarantine facilities, Government gives green signal to fight Covid19

Schools and Rail Coaches for Quarantine

Indian Council for Medical Research ICMR is monitoring the situation in Country on behalf of Health Ministry. On Saturday ICMR assured that quarantine facilities will be kept in full potential in case number of Coronavirus positive cases in India rises. In support of ICMR, Indian Railways assured that Rail Coaches can be used as facilities if required. ICMR has assured that situation in India is in second stage and transmission of Coronavirus is not taking place by people to people contact till Friday.

Number of cases as Coronavirus positive are surging in India as, counts crossed 1000 mark on March 28. Among 20 deaths have been reported so far in the country. Need of ventilators and isolation wards could be required and Indian Railways is extending it's hand in doing so.

In response to same Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan also assured that Schools can be used as isolation ward for temporary period. Till Saturday death toll of Corona patients in India raised to 19 as several positive cases reported in Maharashtra and Kerala in large share.

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