‘Foreign tourists being sent back today’
DM Srinagar warns against disclosing identification of quarantine facilities and those kept therein
SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, has said that four foreign tourists who had arrived in Srinagar on Wednesday are being sent back today.
The DC said that the tourists were not aware of the ban on entry of foreign tourists in J&K.
He said these tourists were already present in the country and that there was nothing to worry about as they have undergone all necessary tests and quarantine has been verified.
Dr Shahid said the tourists were screened and isolated despite being asymptotic but in view of government order banning entry of foreign tourists in J&K, they will be sent back tomorrow.
Meanwhile, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary warned against identification of quarantine and isolation facilities established for suspected cases of coronavirus in Srinagar.
He said that these facilities and the persons kept therein are confidential and that those found disclosing identification or location thereof will be dealt with strictly under the law.