COVID-19: 38 returnees test negative in Bokajan

Bokajan, May 22 | Publish Date: 5/22/2020 10:00:50 AM IST

Of the 88 returnees who arrived at  Bokajan from other parts of the country and Corona hotspots, 38 have tested negative for Covid-19 as all returnees continue to undergo strict quarantine in various hotels, an official said on Friday.

“Since lifting of the inter-state travel ban in the state, 88 people have arrived in Bokajan from different parts of the country. 13 more are on their way and are expected to reach tomorrow. 38 of these returnees have tested negative and we are awaiting reports of others,” informed Magistrate Twahir Alam.
“The list of returnees who tested negative has been forwarded to the DC as they are to be released from quarantine gradually after approval from the district committee.” Magistrate Alam added.
While the reports of others returnees are awaited, Bokajan police has appealed to people not to panic and believe in rumours about corona virus. It advised people to strictly abide by the health advisory and remain indoors as a safety measure to protect themselves and their family from contacting the deadly virus.


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