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Minister Jacob Zhimomi, Advisor R Khing test positive for COVID-19

Nagaland: Minister Jacob Zhimomi, Advisor R Khing tests positive for COVID-19

Dimapur, May 17 (NEx): The Minister of Public Health Engineering (PHED), Jacob Zhimomi and Advisor for Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services and Women Resource Development, R Khing tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, May 17, 2021.

Taking to twitter, Minister for PHED, Jacob Zhimomi, said, ‘I have tested positive for COVID19 today. I have admitted myself to hospital for my own safety and others as well. Kindly remember me in your prayers’.

Advisor for Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Services and Women Resource Development, R Khing informed,’ I have tested positive for COVID19 today. However, totally asymptomatic and in good health. Anyone who has come in contact with me in the last 7 days should isolate and get themselves tested,’ – Khing tweets.

Meanwhile, Nagaland reported 273 COVID positive cases and 7 deaths due to COVID-19 on Monday, May 17, 2021, Health Minister Pangnyu Phom informed. Active cases in the state rose to 4253, while 205 lives were lost to COVID-19 till date.