Curfew imposed in Shillong ‘agglomeration’ area starting from 6 am tomorrow after Meghalaya reports 1st COVID-19 case; Bethany Hospital doctor infected with deadly novel coronavirus
Shillong: A doctor from Bethany Hospital in Shillong on Monday tested positive for COVID-19, making it the first positive case for novel coronavirus in Meghalaya.
As per a press release issued by the chief secretary of Meghalaya, a doctor from Bethany Hospital, Shillong has been tested COVID-19 positive today [Monday]. "The District Magistrate Shillong has imposed curfew for 48 hours in the Shillong Agglomeration area starting from 6.00 am of 14th April, 2020 with the exception of essential services," the release said.
"All the residents are requested to kindly cooperate and refrain from coming out of the houses to enable the Health Department officials to do contat tracing and take appropriate remedial measures," the order said.