COVID-19: All 74 Tests In NEIGRIHMS Negative
COVID-19: Dr DM Thappa Director of NEIGRIHMS has said altogether 74 tests for COVID-19 have been done in the testing centre of the institute and all of them were negative. This is in spite of the fact that the neighbouring Assam faced a surge in positive COVID-19 cases.
The Shillong city in the last 10 days had faced severe challenges be it for the supply of essential item or chalking out strategies to ensure that the state remains safe from the wrath of COVID-19.
As the lockdown was announced, the East Khasi Hills District management and the Health Department became fully nimble and the officials of the department are working on a war footing to make sure that the state is well prepared in case of a surge.
It turned out to be a major challenge for the govt to ensure food supply to the people of the state and in spite of several hiccups, there is an improvement in the supply of necessary commodities in the state.
According to officially said that with the appeal for quarantine, more than 7700 persons in the state are under home quarantine.