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Coronavirus Updates: Institutional quarantine must for travelers from Brazil in Mumbai

By oneindia staff
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New Delhi, Mar 03: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday announced that a seven-day institutional quarantine will be mandatory for those arriving from Brazil even if they have obtained a COVID-19 negative report prior to the journey.

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In a fresh circular, the civic body included Brazil in the list of countries under quarantine rules, citing the latest guidelines of the Union Ministry of Health about international arrivals.

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11:50 PM, 3 Mar
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11:49 PM, 3 Mar
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11:49 PM, 3 Mar
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8:08 PM, 3 Mar
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1:52 PM, 3 Mar
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