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4 staff at CIHSR, Dimapur tested COVID positive

Four (4) staff at Christian Institute of Health Science & Research (CIHSR), Dimapur have tested positive for COVID-19 through RT-PCR on Thursday, July 30, 2020

Dimapur July 31 (NEx): Four (4) staff at Christian Institute of Health Science & Research (CIHSR), Dimapur have tested positive for COVID-19 through RT-PCR on Thursday, July 30, 2020, informed Dr Sedevi Angami, Director, CIHSR.

The samples were collected on July 28, 2020 and the result received on Thursday turned COVID-19 positive for four staff. All four persons have been promptly isolated and are doing well, contact tracing and testing has been initiated in line with Government guidelines.

The COVID-19 isolation ward has already been activated and is under very stringent control according to the standard guidelines. The staffs in the isolation ward do not come into contact with any other staffs outside and are segregated from the rest of the hospital, so have no means to transmit any infection elsewhere.

Further, he informed that, active surveillance is being conducted for all staffs and patients and daily audit by the CIHSR rapid response team is being performed.

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