A 69-year-old physician in Meghalaya has died after testing optimistic for COVID-19.
He was the primary COVID-19 affected person within the state.
He was examined optimistic for COVID-19 on Monday. Following which, all the hospital was sealed and had put all different medical doctors, nurses and workers below quarantine.
Meghalaya had traced almost 2,000 major and secondary contacts of the affected person and finished checks on 90 of them (almost half of the first contacts).
Now, six particular person examined optimistic for COVID-19, all are members of the family and helpers of the deceased physician.
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma confirmed the information on Twitter on Wednesday.
“Of the 68 tested so far, 6 have come out positive who are all family members & helpers of the first #Covid19 positive case. 6 other cases are being retested. All the rest of the cases are negative,” he tweeted.
Of the 68 examined to date, 6 have come out optimistic who’re all members of the family & helpers of the primary #Covid19 optimistic case.
6 different circumstances are being retested.
All the remainder of the circumstances are destructive.
— Conrad Sangma (@SangmaConrad) April 15, 2020
As per stories, the physician at Shillong’s Bethany Hospital had no journey historical past.
Nonetheless, he’s suspected to have been contaminated with the virus via his son-in-law, who’s a pilot with Air India.