Seventy COVID-19 circumstances have been reported from Assam’s Raj Bhavan in Guwahati, already declared a containment zone, an official mentioned on Sunday.
Of the 70 circumstances, 27 have been detected Saturday evening and the remainder examined optimistic since July 1, the Raj Bhavan official mentioned.
The whole Raj Bhavan campus was declared a containment zone on July four after two employees members of the governor”s workplace examined optimistic.
Governor Jagadish Mukhi, his spouse Prem Mukhi and 176 staff together with safety personnel deployed at Raj Bhavan and their relations have been examined on July 1 after two Private Safety Officers had earlier examined optimistic.
Amongst these examined on July 1, two employees members have been discovered optimistic whereas the governor and his spouse examined detrimental.
Later, the Commissioner and Secretary to the Governor, Meenakshi Sundaram, who lives exterior the Raj Bhavan campus, additionally examined optimistic and likewise his spouse and mom.
Kamrup Metropolitan District Deputy Commissioner Biswajit Pegu had declared the whole Raj Bhavan campus and its surrounding areas as containment zone and the world has been sealed since then.
In the meantime, the Gauhati Medical School Hospital (GMCH) Superintendent Dr Abhijeet Sharma has examined optimistic for COVID-19. Swab samples of different docs and nurses who got here in touch with him are being examined, a senior physician mentioned.
Tinsukia Deputy Commissioner Bhaskar Pegu has additionally examined optimistic for COVID-19 and his residence and workplace have been declared as a containment zone, a senior district administration official mentioned.
Assam’s Minister of State for Labour and Tinsukia MLA Sanjay Kishan, who attended a programme with the deputy commissioner on Saturday, has gone for self quarantine until he receives his check outcomes.
“I’ve gone for self quarantine with fast impact after receiving the information in regards to the deputy commissioner, who had accompanied me Saturday in a programme. So I shall be unable to be with you until I obtain my check outcomes, taking precautions to make sure security of all”, he tweeted.
Mr Pegu is the second deputy commissioner after Udalguri’s P R Gharphalia to check optimistic.
Tinsukia’s Joint Director of Well being Altaf Ahmed has additionally examined optimistic.
A number of different senior bureaucrats of the Assam authorities and their relations have additionally examined optimistic.
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