2nd Apr 2020 11:04:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

ITANAGAR, Apr 2:  Chief Minister Pema Khandu today attended the video conferencing of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with CMs of all states to discuss on preventive measures against coronavirus. 
Following the video conference, Chief Minister also chaired a meeting to discuss on the state’s preparedness level to tackle COVID-19 in the state. He reviewed the preparedness level in all the districts and also regarding law and order situation and of health professionals and workers. 
Chief Minister requested the police department to keep vigil of the porous border with Assam besides strict monitoring of all 22 official entry gates to prevent any suspicious entry. 
Khandu reported that 74 samples have been collected for coronavirus out of which 57 reported negative and 1 positive. He said results of 16 more tests are yet to come. 
The man tested positive is identified to be a non Arunachali who is now kept in isolation ward in Tezu and is reported to be stable and is asymptomatic, informed the CM. 
In view of positive case of COVID-19 in the state, Chief Minister requested the people of Arunachal to strictly adhere to social distancing and to follow all safety guidelines. He also thanked all CBOs, Gaon Burahs and other local organizations for making people aware of the lockdown. 
For unhindered supply of essential commodities, CM said he has spoken with his Assam counterpart for free movement of all vehicles carrying essential supplies to Arunachal. 
DCM Chowna Mein, Home Minister Bamang Felix and Health Minister Alo Libang also attended the meeting. CMO

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