At least 10 of CM’s staff test positive for COVID

Correspondent KOHIMA, JUL 30 (NPN) | Publish Date: 7/30/2020 12:05:37 PM IST

  At least ten(10) staff at the chief minister’s residential complex in Kohima tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday.

According to highly placed sources said the ten, that included security personnel and support staff, had tested positive for COVID. Sources informed that the security personnel are sent for sentry duty and were not from the CM’s inner security section.

In a tweet, the CM’s Office said that chief minister Neiphiu Rio, as a safety precaution, was under home quarantine while strict adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) have been put in place for primary and secondary contacts. 

Following the detection of positive cases, CMO said that the complex was sanitized and the residential office closed for 48 hours.

However, CMO said the CM’s Office at Nagaland civil secretariat was functioning normally with all guidelines.


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