Nagaland H&FW Minister under self isolation after staffers test COVID-19 positive

Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom. (File Ppoto)
Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom. (File Ppoto)

•    Some supporting staff, 2 body guards and 4 house guards test positive 
•    Official residence sealed; Minister to work from home 

 

Morung Express News
Dimapur | August 6

Some supporting staff members and guards attached to the Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Minister, S Pangnyu Phom have tested positive for COVID-19 and currently he is also under self-isolation.  

Supporting staff, 2 body guards and 4 house guards attached with the Minister have tested positive, the Minister’s Press Secretary informed.

“All precautionary measures have been taken as per the SOPs and his official residence is sealed," it was added. The Minister is under self isolation, the Secretary said, adding that he would continue to work from home and monitor all COVID-19 related activities.

The Minister latter took to Twitter to confirmed the news and informed that he is under self isolation. 

“Have taken necessary precautionary measures and my official residence has been sealed as per the SOPs. I will be under self isolation, however will continue to work from home,” he updated.