Shimla, Jul 2
22, including five ITBP Jawans who contracted nCoV on Wednesday, 17 more tested positive for Novel Corona Virus on Thursday.
Additional Chief Secretary Health and Nodal Officer of Covid-19 R D Dhiman said that 17 more tested positive for Novel corona Viru in the Kinnuar district. With this number of nCoV cases mounted to 22 in ITBP Jawan.Tally increased to 30 in the tribal district including active 27 cases .
Superintendent of Police Kinnuar S R Rana confirmed that samples of 59 jawan of ITBP camping were drawn on 30 Jun out of which report 17 tested positive Thursday while five found positive on Wednesday.
The victims returned from Srinagar recently were kept at Jungi in institutional quarantine. They belong to 43-ITBP Battalion Jeori .
After the discovery of more cases in the centre, the entire Jungi Camp area of ITBP Kinnuar is converted into a containment zone sealing the entire area including the movement of vehicles. Now three containment area have been declared in Bhavnagar, Reckong-Peo and Jungi .
District administration Kinnaur confirmed that 22 Jawan were kept in Home isolation. The report of 219 were expected soon. Currently about 481 people are in home quarantine, 50 institutional quarantine five in Dedicated Covid care centre and 22( ITBP jawan) in Home isolation.
Total cases in the state have risen to 1011, today.