20 hostellers test positive for Covid in Tura

Our Bureau

Tura/Shillong, March 29: Over 20 students have tested positive for Covid -19 at a hostel in Tura in West Garo Hills district.

The contract tracing of the driver, who was also tested positive, is currently on.  

According to sources, the new cases were detected at Tura Don Bosco Higher Secondary School hostel today.

All of them are primary contacts of a boy who was tested positive for Covid-19 after he went for screening for blood donation on Saturday last, they said.

However, all of them are asymptomatic.

Meanwhile, sources informed that the district administration has declared the campus as a containment zone to prevent further spread of the viral disease.

In East Khasi Hills, two more cases were detected.