Thangmeiband, Polem Leikai declared as containment zone; Efforts underway for contact tracing of the patient

Thangmeiband, Polem Leikai declared as containment zone; Efforts underway for contact tracing of the patient

Written By: / Monday, 06 July 2020 17:38

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Imphal, July 6:

Deputy Commissioner, Imphal West, Naorem Praveen declared Thangmeiband Polem leikai area as a containment zone yesterday after a minor girl who was on home quarantine tested positive. The area has been sealed off with prohibitions on entry and exit of population. Schools, Offices and other institutions have been closed with public gathering of any type banned with immediate effect. Shops and other commercial establishments have also been barred from opening.

The new development came on the backdrop of a minor girl who was on home quarantine at her Thangmeiband residence tested positive last night. She along with her parents had returned from Delhi by flight on the 22nd of last month, and put up at a paid quarantine centre in Imphal. While her parents tested positive on 28th, and undergoing treatment, she tested negative and was put on home quarantine. Unfortunately another Covid-19 test conducted on the minor girl yesterday came out as positive. Four family members of the household including the minor have been picked up by the medical team for treatment. Meanwhile, district administration is trying to trace the two mistries from Yumnam Patlou, Imphal East, who worked at their Thangmeiband Polem leikai residence.

In the meantime Jiribam district administration has continued imposition of Lockdown after 28 police and Village Defence Force (VDF) personnel have been tested positive with novel Coronavirus. In Jiribam district total persons tested positive with novel Coronavirus. Five have been recovered so far leaving the number of active positive cases to 31 .

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Jeet Akoijam

Jeet Akoijam

Jeet Akoijam, Resident Editor of Imphal Times hails from Singjamei Liwa Road. Has been with Imphal Times since its start. A National level Rugby player and  a regular Trekker and Nature Lover, loves spending time in lap of Mother Nature. Jeet is the father of two lovely kids. Jeet can be contacted at [email protected]

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