East PS case negative, Diphupar PS results pending

Morung Express News
Dimapur | August 15

East Police Station is set to reopen after a temporary sealing of its premises. The Commissioner of Police, Dimapur had ordered the sealing of the station on August 13 evening after its duty personnel came into contact with a suspected COVID-19 positive person. 

The Morung Express had initially reported the suspected COVID-19 positive person was a police personnel. However, it is clarified that the person was an accused, who was arrested in connection to a criminal case. 

The person, a male individual, tested positive in the TrueNat screening on August 13, told a Dimapur police official today. "The confirmatory result, which arrived late  on August 14, was a negative," he informed.

Meanwhile, the Diphupar Police Station remained sealed. The confirmatory results of two individuals from the station were being awaited.