Jharkhand CM urges Hindpiri residents to cooperate with Covid-19 tests

RANCHI: On Thursday, the prime minister urged residents of Hindpiri in the state capital to cooperate with the administration to get tested after a woman in the area tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday.

After a 22-year-old Malaysian woman tested positive, the Ranchi district administration is making efforts to get people in the area tested for the virus.

In Hindpiri, a woman tested positive on March 31. In such circumstances, evidence from people in the area has become essential. The tests will be carried out on a larger number (of people) and the government is reflecting on the possibility of establishing a camp in the area ... I urge the people of Hindpiri to cooperate with the administration, an official statement quoted as saying. Soren.

The Prime Minister appealed to the people that it was his responsibility to stay safe, to their families and to society.

One has to understand and carry out these measures, he added.

The Malaysian woman was among 17 foreign nationals traced to a mosque in Ranchi and all of them, including six local people, in quarantine or in isolation.

Meanwhile, a Pakur resident, who attended New Delhi, volunteered Thursday for a Covid-19 test, a senior Pakur official said.

Pakur District Deputy Commissioner Kuldip Choudhary said the man's swabs were collected and sent to Ranchi for results while he was in quarantine.

East Singhbhum District Superintendent of Police Anoop Birtharay said seven people from the district, who had been to Nizamuddin, were held in an isolation center.

We identified the people who went to Nizamuddin and took them to an isolation center. Swab samples were taken and sent for analysis, the SSP said.

Birtheray also said that 80 people, including people from other states, were quarantined because they had taken refuge in the same location in the East Singhbhum district.

Ranchi Deputy Commissioner Rai Mahimapat Ray tweeted: Rice distribution for Rs 1 (one) (per) kg is secured throughout the #Ranchi district, among people whose #RashanCard application is on hold.

No one should be hungry, no one will be hungry. All BDO/Cos have been directed to ensure this with immediate effect.

Dumka District Deputy Commissioner Rajeswari B. said FIRs were filed against a total of 20 people for allegedly breaking the closure orders.

The Prime Minister also greeted the people of the state on the occasion of Ram Navami.

In his message, Soren expressed his hope that people will instill Lord Ram's values.