Kohima, July 20 (NEx): Nagaland Health Minister S Pangnyu Phom tested negative for COVID-19 today. This is the third test result which turned negative for the Minister. He will be discharged from facility Quarantine centre in Dimapur today, informed Pangnyu.
The Minister was undergoing institutional Quarantine in Dimapur since July 16, 2020 on his return from an official visit to Delhi along with other Legislators.
Pangnyu Phom said in a tweet that, ‘I have tested for COVID-19 today & the result came out negative. I will be discharged from the Facility Quarantine Centre today.
However, all necessary precaution measures will be strictly adhered as per the SOPs issued by the Government – tweets Pangnyu.
Have tested for COVID-19 today & result came out -ve. I will be discharged from the Facility Quarantine Centre today. However, all necessary precaution measures will be strictly adhered as per the SOPs issued by the Govt.
— S Pangnyu Phom (@pangnyu) July 20, 2020
Following the report of a driver and some staffs of Nagaland House Delhi testing positive for COVID-19, Minister, S Pangnyu Phom, along with Hon’ble Deputy CM and other legislators had undergone COVID-19 test at Delhi during their official visit. Test result in Delhi turned negative for all the legislators including the Health Minister.
Meanwhile, the second COVID-19 test conducted on their arrival in Nagaland on July 16, 2020 was also turned negative for Health Minister and other Legislators.