Dimapur, July 25: In another COVID-19 related death, an employee of Zinyu Gas Agency here tested positive for COVID-19 after his death Saturday morning.
According to sources, the deceased had complained of uneasiness and passed away this morning.
Following his death, the Churches Colony Council informed the district authorities about the death, after which the test for COVID was conducted on TrueNat, which returned positive.
Meanwhile, as precautionary measures, Zinyu Gas Agency has been sealed and contact tracing has been initiated. The Colony Council has also sealed parts of the Churches Colony.
“Medical authorities are tracing out potential first contacts of the deceased and the people who went out to cremate him. It is a matter of serious concern for our colony and adjoining areas. We need to be more alert,” a youth of the colony said.
His mortal remains were consigned to flames at Railway Crematorium in the evening. (Page News Service)