DHS Dr Aman Warr during a media briefing on Wednesday
DHS Dr Aman Warr during a media briefing on Wednesday|DIPR

Shillong is heading towards community transmission: Health director

From random testing carried out by state govt, 7 tested positive for COVID-19 at Motphran; 3 at Khyndailad (Police Bazar)

Princess Giri Rashir

Princess Giri Rashir

Shillong: After several positive COVID-19 cases were detected in the random testing carried out in Shillong, director of health services Dr Aman Warr on Wednesday said that the city is heading towards a community transmission.

During a media briefing, Dr Warr said, “We are going into a community spread in Shillong. It appears so because he have got so many positive cases. We are doing contact tracing. A definite statement whether there is community spread or not will be issued as and when we complete the contact tracing.”

The government had on Tuesday set up random testing centres at Police Bazar and Motphran. Random testing was carried in and around Shillong from August 16.

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