Churachandpur: All Tribal Women Union appeals for resuming RT-PCR testing

Churachandpur has recorded eight new positive cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, which is mostly from local transmission.

The All Tribal Women Union (ATWU), Churachandpur has appealed to the state government to resume RT-PCR testing of samples collected from Churachandpur at RIMS and JNIMS and provide a provision of the testing kit in the district.

The women union claimed that there is an issue with the testing as COVID-19 positive cases are rising in the district after the said testing was stopped on October 17.

Meanwhile, Churachandpur has recorded eight new positive cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, which is mostly from local transmission. With the new detection, the district has now recorded 1,297 positive cases of COVID-19 and 11 deaths .

After being announced to strictly maintain the SOPs given by the authority concerned for COVID-19 from Monday onwards, Churachandpur police have registered 12 cases for violating of the guidelines on Tuesday.

First Published:Oct. 21, 2020, 10:57 a.m.

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