Special train from Hyderabad arrives at Jiribam;  Passengers boarded buses for their districts after screening

Special train from Hyderabad arrives at Jiribam; Passengers boarded buses for their districts after screening

Written By: / Tuesday, 19 May 2020 18:32

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Imphal, May 19:

A Special train from Hyderabad ferrying  stranded Manipuris due to the nationwide lockdown, imposed to contain Covid-19 pandemic arrived Jiribam Railway Station today few minutes before 10 in the morning. All the returnees will be housed at Institutional or Community quarantine centres in their respective districts.

All the buses left for their respective destinations in between 10.40 am and 12 noon. The first bus with 8 passengers for Ukhrul district left at 10.43 am. Three buses for Churachandpur & Pherzawl districts carrying 48 passengers left at 10.45 am and another three buses for Tamenglong District with 53 passengers including one baby left at 10.56 am. One bus for Kangpokpi district with 33 passengers left at 11.18 am. 

One bus each for Kakching district with 24 passengers and Bishnupur district with 31 passengers and two buses for Chandel and Tengnoupal districts with 36 passengers left simultaneously at 11.23 am. 

One bus for Thoubal district with 22 passengers left at 11.30 am. Two buses for Senapati district with 31 passengers including one baby left at 11.44 am. Three buses for Imphal East and Kangjong districts with 61 passengers left at 11.54 am.

The returnees were screened at the Jiribam Railway Station and will have to remain in isolation at community quarantine centres for 14 days. Officials of Transport Department are being stationed at Jiribam Railway Station to facilitate the returnees. All the passengers boarded the buses after undergoing necessary screening process and other mandatory procedures.

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