Severely ill – and still made to quarantine in a hotelon May 20, 2021 at 11:55 pm

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The law says some severely ill are exempt from hotel quarantine – but they don’t always get a choice.

At home in Bradford, Aftab’s wife, Norin Akhtar knew that hotel quarantine would be very hard for Mohammad, who is 84, is paralysed on one side of his body as a result of a stroke, and uses a wheelchair. So she started emailing and calling CTM, the company contracted by the government to handle quarantine hotel bookings, hoping to get an exemption for him.

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