New Delhi. The first test of corona virus of 112 people has been found negative. First samples for testing Corona Virus from latest batch reached from Wuhan, China were collected at ITBP Chhawla Quarantine Facility, New Delhi and were sent to the AIIMS for tests.
The group includes 76 Indians and 36 foreign nationals including 8 families and 5 children. The group of foreign nationals includes 23 from Bangladesh, 6 from China, 2 each from Myanmar and Maldives, and 1 each from Madagascar, South Africa and the US.
All people given all basic facilities required at the Centre as done with the previous lot of evacuees. Daily monitoring and checkups will also be undertaken by the ITBP medicos.
No one has been tested with any Corona Virus Symptoms till now at the Centre. The expected quarantine period is 14 days plus. The second sampling will be done on 14th day of Quarantine period and if that also results as negative, then all 112 persons will be released from the Centre.
Emergency arrangements have also been catered at the Centre including isolation beds and Ambulances.