One of the health workers of the hospital tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday evening

Itanagar: The management of Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (TRIHMS), the dedicated COVID-19 hospital in Naharlagun, Arunachal Pradesh, has decided to shut down the hospital premises, including OPD, emergency, operations and labour room, for three days starting July 8 to 10.

In order to facilitate screening of all the health workers of TRIHMS and also to sanitise hospital premises, the decision was taken.

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This comes after one health worker of the hospital tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday evening.

This is the fifth case in the state where in a frontline worker tested positive for COVID-19.

Earlier, two health workers from East Siang tested coronavirus positive from the district quarantine facility and Covid Care Centre last month.

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The hospital will be closed till June 10

Meanwhile, a 27-year-old woman constable from the office of the Superintendent of Police on Tuesday evening tested positive for COVID-19 after which the office premises were sealed.

She has no travel history and always was in the office for duty since the first countrywide lockdown was announced, said reports.

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