New Delhi: Union Government yesterday said that all Indian evacuees from Wuhan, China have tested negative for Novel Corona virus and have gone back to their homes from the quarantine facilities.

More than 21 thousand persons are presently under community surveillance in 34 States and Union Territories through the Integrated Diseases Surveillance Programme network. 

Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan yesterday reviewed the status of preparedness and action taken with senior officials in New Delhi. He was informed that various precautionary measures have been undertaken in close coordination with the concerned ministries at the Central level.

During the meeting, Health Secretary Preeti Sudan informed that sufficient stocks for Personal Protection Equipment and masks have been procured. Over three lakh 97 thousand passengers have been screened so far. As of now, two thousand 707 samples have been tested of which only three samples had earlier tested positive and all three patients have been discharged from the hospitals. Dr Harsh Vardhan has urged all states again to keep high vigil, even though no new positive case has been reported from the country. 

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