KANGPOKPI: The District COVID frontline workers including health workers, doctors, district police, journalists and volunteers engaging in catering services, swap sample were collected today by the District Medical Department.
Altogether 95 swap sample of the district COVID frontline workers including 24 inmates were collected for testing.
Kangpokpi District reached hundred marked in positive cases as on June 28 and out of it 40 has been recovered and discharged from the respective hospital while there are 60 active cases till yesterday. The cumulative number of sample sent for testing as on June 28 was 3,435 and out of it 3,234 sample results were received so far.
Meanwhile, 95 returnees from Bangalore including three children via Jiribam through special train reached the District Screening Centre Brig. M. Thomas Ground this morning while three returnees from Assam via Mao gate in a private vehicle and another 23 returnees from Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore and Guwahati by flight also reached the district screening centre this afternoon.
The volunteers of COVID emergency food kiosk provided them food and later they were dropped in their respective designated Institutional Quarantine Centres after screening at the District screening centre by the medic team.