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According to NK Garg, epidemic medical officer of Banaskantha, a battalion of 450 jawans arrived at Banaskantha since July 3 and were quarantined at the College of Agriculture hostel in Tharad.
“On completion of their quarantine, they are tested before they are posted at the border. Of the 450 samples, 20 tested positive and around 150-200 reports are expected by tomorrow, while the remaining have tested negative. Those who tested positive have been quarantined at the Model School in Tharad. All are asymptomatic,” said Garg.
BSF patrols the international border with Pakistan that extends across Kutch and Banaskantha districts in Gujarat.