All patients and staff of Bethany Hospital have been evacuated : Conrad Sangma

Conrad Sangma, @SangmaConrad, Chief Minister, Meghalaya :

  • All patients and staff of Bethany have been evacuated and kept in safe locations. We are in the process of sanitising the hospital.
  • All the doctors and staff of Bethany Hospital have been tested. The results of all are negative and the last three results are awaited. Those who have tested negative have been shifted to various isolation facilities.
  • 766 samples have been tested to date, 678 samples are tested negative.
  • Awaiting the results of 77 tests.
  • We have 11 positive cases in Meghalaya out of which 10 are active cases.
  • Contact tracing of 199 primary contacts and 5,363 secondary contacts done so far.
  • 24,382 individuals have been screened. 4198 are under home quarantine and 175 are under institutional quarantine.
  • The wife of the index patient is stable and in home quarantine. The domestic helper of the index patient is also stable and is in institutional quarantine. 
  • All other positive cases are under home quarantine.
  • To effectively monitor home quarantine, the Govt. is using the CorontineApp developed by @iitbombay.
  • Citizens who visited Bethany Hospital (Shillong/Nongpoh) on or after the 24th/30th of March are mandated to download the app.
  • 10,287 people registered for CM’s special grant for stranded people.1,92,994 unorganised labourers registered for special assistance of Rs. 2100/-, 9,302 labourers provided support under BOCW Act (Rs. 3000/-).
  • Under PM Kisan Yojana 31,231 farmers have received Rs. 2000/- each.
  • Transportation of agricultural and allied products of all kinds, harvesting & sowing related machineries and other agriculture/horticulture implements, feed & fodder of fish, hatcheries, cattle, piggery and poultry, agricultural inputs such as seeds, fertilizers are allowed.

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