Additional guidelines for quarantine of returnees from abroad / contacts / isolation of suspect or confirmed cases in private facilities

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has issued guidelines for home quarantine of contacts and home isolation of patients who have requisite accommodation at home for self-isolation as available at There are large number of facilities such as hotels, service apartments, lodges which remain unoccupied due to impact of COVID-19 on travel and tourism. There are also instances where people who don’t have requisite space at home may opt for such facilities. This is likely to reduce the pressure on the family, give comfort to the person, and protect the family members and immediate neighborhood.