Meghalaya May Force All-Out Lockdown,Says Deputy CM

Meghalaya may force all-out lockdown if Covid-19 circumstance Intensifies, says Deputy CM. With six additional people testing constructive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, the absolute number of active cases in the state expanded to 50.

Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong on Tuesday said that in the event that the COVID-19 circumstance in the state declines, at that point, the government may force an all-out lockdown. With six additional people testing constructive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, the complete number of dynamic cases in the state expanded to 50.

“On the off chance that the circumstance intensifies… I think we have no choice (yet to force an all-out lockdown in the state),” Tynsong told journalists here after a review audit meeting.

He guaranteed that there is no network spread in the state. “Despite the fact that there is no network spread the circumstance isn’t protected (starting at now). I demand every single resident to benevolently abstain from any pointless exposures,” the vice president serve said.

Prior, Health Minister Alexander L Hek educated that six additional people have been tried constructive for COVID-19, taking the absolute dynamic cases to 50. He said all the six are returnees and they incorporate five from East Khasi Slopes and one from the Ri Bhoi region. The new cases likewise incorporate a returnee from the USA, a BSF jawan, and two Aviation based armed forces staff.

A sum of 43 patients has just recouped while two have kicked the bucket due to COVID-19 in the state. The Health Minister said that an aggregate of 21,823 examples was sent for testing as on Tuesday of which 21,414 were seen as negative while test aftereffects of 320 are anticipated.

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