Gangtok, 19 Aug:
District Administrative Centre, Rabdentse, has been contained after a person who had visited the DAC tested positive for COVID-19. All officers and staff working in the DAC have been placed under home quarantine till contract tracing and testing of primary contacts is done.
All offices of the DAC will remain closed for a period of 72 hrs to enable the sanitization work.
The SDM has been directed to establish clear entry and exit points from the containment zone while all vehicular and personnel movement will be completely stopped during the 72 hr containment period.
After 4 positive cases were reported from Gangtok, the following buildings have been contained. These are primary contacts of cases from Ranipool.