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Coronavirus Pandemic | Trinamool MP Mimi Chakraborty Goes Into Self-Quarantine Upon Return From London

As Per Govt Guidelines, Mimi Chakraborty Will Be Home Quarantined For 14 Days As She Returned From London Today: Anirban Bhattacharya, Press Secretary Of Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mimi Chakraborty.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Victor Dasgupta | Updated on: 18 Mar 2020, 07:45:30 PM
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Trinamool MP Mimi Chakraborty Goes Into Self-Quarantine (Photo Credit: Twitter: Mimi Chakraborty)

New Delhi:

Famous Bengali actor and Trinamool Congress Mimi Chakraborty, who recently returned from England, will be home quarantined for next 14 days. Earlier, Mimi Chakraborty had said she would remain in home isolation for the next seven days and won't even meet her parents as a precautionary measure in view of the coronavirus outbreak.

Mimi, who touched down at the NSCBI Airport from London where she had been busy shooting for "Baazi", went through thermal screening and other coronavirus related formalities on landing in Kolkata. "I have returned from a place like UK via Dubai. So all the precautions have been taken. I have told my parents not to meet me at home. My father is above 65 years. First seven days I will be at home," the Lok Sabha member from Jadavpur told the media.

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Most quarantines though are being advised for 14 days at least. "We are going through bad times. But I am sure it will pass off. We must go by the government directives on cleanliness, wash our hands and take all precautions. We must maintain distance with other people as a safety measure," she said. Asked about the situation in London, she said the unit was shooting at public places and couldn't form much idea about the situation there.

"But I didn't see many people wearing masks. Airports were scaringly empty. Dubai airport looked deserted. Only the duty free shops were open," she said.

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Popular Bengali comedian Biswanath Bose said he couldn't understand the gravity of the situation while in UK. "Life seemed normal in UK. But I saw a huge rush at Heathrow airport. "A large number of Indian students studying in various European nations returned with us," he said. "I didn't see anyone wearing mask in London. People seemed least bothered," he said.

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First Published : 18 Mar 2020, 06:03:44 PM