Kohima, July 30: Following the detection of some paramilitary personnel deployed as security in CM’s Residential Complex (CMRC) in Thizama here testing COVID-19 positive today, the Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, cabinet ministers and top bureaucrats have gone into self-isolation.
A twitter update of the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) stated that “a few persons in the Chief Minister’s Residential Complex have tested positive for COVID-19. All SOPs are being implemented. The complex is being sanitized and the residential office closed for 48 Hours. The normal functioning of the CMO is continuing following all guidelines”.
As a safety precaution, the Chief Minister is in home quarantine while strict adherence to SOPs has been put in place for primary and secondary contacts, it said, adding that the CMO in the Nagaland Civil Secretariat is functioning normally.
Meanwhile, a cabinet minister informed that other legislators and top bureaucrats, who had attended the inaugural function of the State Banquet Hall at the CMRC on July 29 have also put themselves under home quarantine as precautionary measure.
(Page News Service)