Omicron Outbreak: Srinagar Admin Sets Up 3 Special Quarantine Centres 

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Every international tourist has to stay at quarantine centre for 8 hours, those positive will be shifted to DRDO hospital, say officials

Srinagar- Srinagar administration has set up three special quarantine centres for international guests in the wake of the outbreak of new virus variant—Omicron, officials said Wednesday.

A senior official of the district administration said that three special quarantine centres have been set up for the foreign guests in Srinagar district, according to news agency KNO.

“Marriage hall at Sanantnagar area of city and two hotels with all facilities have been converted into quarantine centres. After undergoing Covid tests at the Srinagar international airport, international travellers will have to stay for eight-hours mandatory quarantine at these centres,” the official said.

He said in case any traveller tests positive for the Covid-19 or the new virus mutant, he/she will be shifted to DRDO Covid hospital for special treatment. The Srinagar administration has taken this step in the wake of the spread of new virus variant— mutated Omicron.

Kashmir is all set to witness international tourist arrival in the wake of onset of winter and the activities to be conducted by the tourism department including adventure tourism etc.

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