Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Thursday attended the video conferencing of Prime Minister with Chief Ministers of all States to discuss preventive measures against coronavirus.
Following the video conference, Khandu chaired a meeting to discuss on the preparedness level to tackle COVID19 in the State.
He took review of the preparedness level in all districts and also regarding law and order situation and of health professionals and workers, a communique from the CMO said.
The Chief Minister requested the police department to keep vigil of the porous border with Assam besides strict monitoring of all 22 official entry gates to prevent any suspicious entry.
Khandu informed that out of total 74 samples collected for coronavirus test, 57 reported negative and one positive while, results of 16 more tests are yet to come.
“The man tested with positive is identified to be a non Arunachali who is now kept in isolation ward in Tezu Zonal Hospital and is reported to be stable and is asymptotic,” Khandu revealed.
In view of positive case of COVID19 in the State, Khandu requested the people to strictly adhere to social distancing and to follow all safety guidelines. He also thanked all community based organisations (CBOs), Gaon Burahs and other local organizations for making people aware on lockdown.