Morning News Nuggets


1. Meghalaya: COVID-19 positive person goes missing from Nongpoh

A COVID-19 positive person, who was staying in a rented house in Nongpoh has reportedly gone missing from his residence.

2. Meghalaya: High Risk Contacts reported to breach protocols in Ri Bhoi District

With a noticeable increase in the number of active cases in the State, High Risk Contacts (HRC) of COVID positive individuals were reported to have breached the protocols endangering the lives of many.

3. Assam: Zaloni tea estate in Dibrugarh declared as containment zone

The Dibrugarh district administration has declared the Zaloni tea estate as a containment zone and shut the garden, after 90 workers and staff members tested positive for COVID-19.

4. Assam launches token vaccination drive for persons in 18-44 years category

The Assam health department launched a token COVID-19 vaccination drive for 18 to 44 years at Guwahati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) and at Guwahati Press Club.

5. Meghalaya CM orders enquiry into MeECL financial mess

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma ordered to constitute an independent enquiry into the different charges of corruption in the Meghalaya Energy Corporation Limited (MeECL).

6. COVID SURGE: 3 municipal wards in Guwahati declared containment zones

The Kamrup Metropolitan district administration has declared three municipal wards in Guwahati containment zones in view of the surge in COVID-19 cases, particularly in the past one week.

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