Churachandpur: Mass COVID-19 testing held at Tuibong, two test positive

Churachandpur district recorded 91 Covid positve cases in the last 24 hours on Saturday.


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Churanchandpur district health department and police of Churachandpur jointly conducted a mass COVID-19 testing near the new Mini Secretariat building located at Tuibong on Saturday.

Around 150 people were tested and two COVID-19 positive cases were found. Including the two positive cases, Churachandpur district recorded 91 Covid positve cases in the last 24 hours, among them 49 are males and 42 are females.

Meanwhile, MLA of Churachandpur assembly constituency, V Hangkhanlian inaugurated a Community Home Isolation Centre (CHIC) at VK Tonna High, New Lamka in the presence of officials of church, district administration and health department. The CHIC will be run by Vengnuam COVID 19 Task Force.

The MLA and CMO of Churachandpur also gifted essential kits such as PPEs, hand sanitisers and face masks to the newly opened CHIC.

As per sources from Churachandpur district hospital, MLA of Saikot assembly constituency, TN Haokip donated Rs 1 lakh to the district hospital authority. The hospital has presently 28 critical COVID-19 patients at its Dedicated COVID Health Centre (DCHC).

First Published:May 29, 2021, 9:32 p.m.

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