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59 Tablighi Jamaat members quarantined in Vadodara

"We have been keeping a tab on people returning to the city...They have been medically examined and will be monitored by a medical team for a period of 14 days," a police official said.

By: Express News Service | Vadodra | Published: May 8, 2020 11:18:17 pm
coronavirus, coronavirus outbreak, tablighi jamaat, tablighi jamaat cases, tablighi jamaat persons in vadodra, vadodra crime branch, indian express news Ten persons have been identified who had attended the congregation at Mukarampura Jama Majsid in Haryana. (File)

The Vadodara Crime Branch and the Special Operations Group (SOG) of Vadodara police have identified 59 persons, who had returned from various Tablighi jamaat congregations across the world, and placed them under institutional quarantine. According to the police, all of them returned to Vadodara after May 1 after being granted permission to travel from their respective districts.

Ten persons have been identified who had attended the congregation at Mukarampura Jama Majsid in Haryana in February and were placed under quarantine at a school in Tandalja. Thirteen people have been identified who attended the congregation in Junagadh on March 20 and stayed at Junagadh Sulemani masjid. Another group of 10 persons had attended the congregation in Hyderabad on March 13. Seven persons had attended the congregation in Hyderabad on February 29. Nine persons have been identified who had attended the congregation in Nelur on March 21 and another ten in Andhra Pradesh on March 11.

“We have been keeping a tab on people returning to the city…They have been medically examined and will be monitored by a medical team for a period of 14 days,” a police official said.

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