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Nagaland: Containment restriction lifted at Jotsoma

By Reyivolü Rhakho Updated: Jul 25, 2020 12:35 am

Our Correspondent

Kohima, July 24 (EMN): Containment restriction at Jotsoma village under Sechü Zubza sub-division in Kohima district has been lifted on July 24 after all the primary and secondary contacts were tested negative. This was stated in an order issued by the deputy commissioner, Kohima, on July 24.

As per the order, Jotsoma village was demarcated as contaminated zone on July 10 after detection of Covid-19 case from the village. Following the detection of Covid-19, various restrictions were imposed to contain the spread of infection and the area was kept under strict surveillance and movement within the zone was restricted to the public.

Contact tracing of the Covid-19 positive person was carried out by the CMO co-ordination team led by the district surveillance officer and epidemiologists, Kohima. The order stated that all the primary and secondary contacts were identified and tested for Covid-19 and found to be negative. It added that 20 households were visited and eight contacts were traced, out of which five were high risk contacts and three were low risk contacts.

As per the guidelines of the Health department, the sealed area has been lifted since contact tracing and testing was completed. The order further stated that all normal activities have been allowed to resume at Jotsoma village by strictly adhering to SOP and guidelines issued by the government.

By Reyivolü Rhakho Updated: Jul 25, 2020 12:35:54 am