Meghalaya on Monday reported its the primary COVID-19 optimistic case.
The COVID-19 optimistic affected person is a 69-year-old physician from Bethany Hospital in Shillong.
Confirming the information, Meghalaya Well being and Household Welfare Minister AL Hek on Monday stated the physician examined optimistic for COVID-19.
“The hospital will now be turned into a quarantine camp and the entire hospital staff, family members of the doctor and even the attendants who visit the hospital will be tested,” he stated.
The district Justice of the Peace, Shillong has additionally imposed curfew for 48 hours within the Shillong Agglomeration space ranging from 6 am of April 14 with the exemption of important providers.
Additional, all of the residents of Shillong who might have visited Bethany Hospital, Nongrim Hills, Shillong on or after March 22 are requested to instantly register themselves by calling 108.
First COVID-19 optimistic case detected in Meghalaya. A health care provider from Bethany Hospital, Shillong examined optimistic. District Justice of the Peace Shillong has imposed curfew for 48-hrs within the Shillong Agglomeration space ranging from 6 am of 14th April with exemption of important providers. pic.twitter.com/FJO2H8P6Yp
— PIB In Meghalaya (@PIBShillong) April 13, 2020
Request residents who’ve visited Bethany Hospital Shillong on or earlier than 22nd March to kindly report by calling 108. pic.twitter.com/s04FT5mZB6
— Conrad Sangma (@SangmaConrad) April 13, 2020