Northeast India COVID-19 cases reaches 20 now.
The number of COVID-19 positive cases in Northeast India has now touched 20 with most of the patients being returned from Nizamuddin Markaz, Delhi.
Arunachal Pradesh :
Arunachal Pradesh registered its first positive case in a remote district of Tezu. The test reports have been positive and the patient has been sent to quarantine.
First COVID-19 positive case detected in Tezu in Arunachal Pradesh.
The person from Tezu who visited Nizamuddin Markaz at Delhi has been found positive as per the sample sent in ICMR -Dibrugarh.
Chief Minister Pema Khandu had tweeted,
We are preparing best to meet any challenges on #COVID19. Inspected the preparedness level in Tomo Riba Institute of Health & Medical Sciences (TRIHMS) today at Naharlagun, which has been designated as the COVID19 hospital.#IndiaFightsCorona #CoronaVirus @PMOIndia @MoHFW_INDIA pic.twitter.com/00vAvlYQ2x
— Pema Khandu (@PemaKhanduBJP) April 1, 2020
3 more COVID-19 positive cases reported in Assam’s Goalpara district and total number reaches 16.
Three new cases are also those who joined Tabligh-e-Jamaat congregation at Nizamuddin Markaz.
All 16 positive cases linked with Tabligh-e-Jamaat at Nizamuddin Markaz.
Assam`s district wise COVID-19 positive tested patient list :
Karimganj – 1
Morigaon – 3
Total Assam- 16
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal tweeted;
Today, Assam has reached a very critical juncture. In this hour of crisis, irrespective of any caste, creed and religion, we have to abide by all the rules of #Lockdown21 .
— Sarbananda Sonowal (@sarbanandsonwal) April 1, 2020
Manipur Chief Minister Biren Singh confirmed the 2nd case.
Very sad and alert,In Manipur too one more #COVIDー19 positive case who joined #TablighiJamaat congregation at #NizamuddinMarkaz . Now in Manipur #COVIDー19 positive are two . Some are under quarantine centres for observation. Update 12.33 am /April 2 .
— N.Biren Singh (@NBirenSingh) April 1, 2020
One more COVID-19 positive case reported in Manipur, who joined Tabligh-e-Jamaat congregation at Nizamuddin Markaz. Total number of positive cases for COVID-19 in Manipur increases to two.
Northeast India Total : 20
Arunachal Pradesh- 1