A family of four, including two minor children , sent in a seven-day isolation after returning from Britain, told the Delhi High Court on Tuesday that since their corona test report was negative, the action was 'illegal' Is like 'making a mortgage'. There are also two minor children in the family. Justice Pratibha M. Singh has also issued notice to the Civil Aviation (Civil Aviation) and Ministry of External Affairs, Government of Delhi, on the application of the family kept in isolation at Hotel Vivanta in Dwarka.
Advocate Ganesh Chand Sharma, appearing on behalf of the family, told the court that after returning from Britain on February 20, all family members were subjected to a corona test. Even after the test report came negative, they were "illegally and illegally" sent to the Institutional Isolation, while the rule is to send it in isolation only when the report is positive.
"It is not necessary for everyone to be in institutional isolation"
Sharma said that according to the guidelines posted on the Delhi airport website, it is not necessary for everyone coming from the UK to stay in the institutional isolation and it is only mandatory for those whose corona test report has come positive Therefore, this action was illegal in such a situation. The application states that all family members underwent a corona test before starting the journey from Britain and were also allowed to travel.
Isolated at the cost of five star hotel
He told that after reaching Delhi Airport, he was again tested for corona, in which the report of all came negative. On this, the family demanded to be quarantined at home, but even after this, he got the institutional isolation at the same cost at the Five Star Hotel. Sent to It has been said in the petition that they should be freed from this illegal isolation and the expenses incurred by them should be repaid from the Delhi government. Along with this, he has also demanded compensation for this wrong conduct.
Delhi government announced this in January
In view of the new variant of Coronavirus that emerged in Britain, the Delhi government announced in January that passengers arriving from Delhi to Britain would have to remain in institutional isolation for seven days even after being found negative in the corona test. A government official had said that the administration had identified some hotels near Indira Gandhi International Airport for isolation at the expense of passengers who do not want to stay in government isolation centers.