Now, COVID-19 negative certificate required for entering Moreh
The task force also announced that vegetable sellers from Myanmar will not be allowed to enter Moreh town.
With the increasing COVID-19 positive cases in the state, the Moreh Covid task force has stepped up its efforts to contain the spread and announced that nobody without a COVID-19 negative medical certificate would be allowed to enter Moreh from Friday onwards.
The task force also announced that vegetable sellers from Myanmar will not be allowed to enter Moreh town. It stated that they sell their goods at the borderline near Sunrise ground and Haulenphai.
Speaking to the media at Tamil Sangam Office, convenor of the Moreh Covid Task Force KBS Manyam said that the decision was taken by all community leaders.
Moreh covid task force said that it will deploy its members at Chikim village to check whether the people coming from other places including passenger service providers are in possession of COVID-19 certificates or not. It also appealed to Moreh residents to strictly adhere to SOPs.
The development came following the increasing reports of COVID-19 positive cases in Moreh town during the last few days. Five individuals have also been found positive for COVID-19 when the Health department conducted a random Covid test at Moreh bazar on Thursday.
Five test positive during random Covid testing at Moreh bazaar
Five persons were found to be COVID-19 positive during a random testing conducted at Moreh Bazaar by the medical staff from Moreh Hospital under Tengnoupal district Health department on Friday.
The random testing targeting vulnerable and high risk groups was conducted among vendors in presence of SDO Moreh Dinesh kumar, Tengnoupal Dist police SP Vikramjit, additional SP (Law and Order) Sangboi Gangte, additional SP (Opps) M Amit along with doctors and staff from Moreh Hospital.
The random testing started around 10:50 am. Around 25 individuals, including shopkeepers and women vendors, were tested for COVID-19 and five persons were tested positive