28 persons including 14 persons belonging to 4 families were quarantined in their homes in Jaffna, and 14 other in Mannar, said the Provincial Director of Health Services, Dr. A. Ketheeswaran.
4 families which socialized with a person who had returned to Jaffna from Welikade Jail had been quarantined. Some others are being searched for, he said.
Two families from Jaffna Municipality Medical of Health division and one each from MOH Divisions of Kopay and Sandilipay had been quarantined. Further, 14 persons had been quarantined in Mannar District.
The person who came to Jaffna from the prison had been taken back. Inquiries are being made on families which socialized with the prisoner, said the Provincial Director of Health Services, Dr. A. Ketheeswaran.