Coronavirus: 236 Indians from Iran being quarantined at Army facility in Jaisalmer, says Sanjeeva Kumar

Health Ministry Special Secretary Sanjeeva Kumar on March 15 informed that the third batch of 236 evacuees from Iran arrived on March 15. These citizens are being quarantined at the Army facility in Jaisalmer. So far, all are reported to be asymptomatic at present. He added that order for over 80 lakhs face masks and personal protective equipments for healthcare workers have been placed. "An order has been placed for the procurement of an additional 80,56,365 N95 masks and personal protective equipment for healthcare workers," said Sanjeeva Kumar