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3 daughters in a family test COVID-19 positive


Dimapur, July 23: Three daughters in a family of five have tested COVID-19 positive after returning to Dimapur from their native village in Assam.
As reported earlier in Nagaland Page exclusively on July 21, the youngest daughter in the family, a 5-year old girl, had tested positive for COVID-19 in Dimapur on July 19, after staying for 9 days in a paid quarantine with family members. The minor girl was transferred to COVID Care Centre for further treatment with her mother, who volunteered to look after her daughter in the COVID CC.
On Friday, the other two daughters also tested positive while undergoing home quarantine at a reputed hotel in Dimapur. So far tests on parents of the three daughters have returned negative.
A source close to the family said the family came from Hojai district of Assam on July 10 and were undergoing facility quarantine at a paid hotel.
“On the 11th day amongst the five family members the youngest daughter was tested positive and immediately she and her mother, though tested negative, were shifted to COVID Care Centre Dimapur,” family source said.
The source close to the family told Nagaland Page today that the two eldest daughters – one aged 26 years and the other 18 – tested positive and are being shifted to 7th Mile COVID Care Centre.
“Their tests were taken four days back and today the results showed both the daughters as COVID-19 positive,” the source said.
Sources said their parents tested negative in today’s report and their samples were sent for retest. (Page News Service)