At least 48 personnel deployed in Raj Bhavan were tested positive on Monday. They include 28 police personnel, 10 Raj Bhavan Staff and 10 their family members. However, Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan was tested negative.
According to the information, the Rapid antigen tests for covid-19 were done on 395 personnel on the whole since few of the special police battalion personnel tested positive in RT PCR test as a part of contact tracing with the help of Director Public Health. All these 20 Raj Bhavan staff members were admitted in Government Ayurveda Hospital, SR Nagar for further treatment.
Governor led from the front not only by arranging the tests for the staff and police personnel but also volunteered herself for getting tested. She was tested as Negative. She appealed the people in red zones or with the contact history to get themselves tested at the earliest to contain further spread.
She further said that early diagnosis not only protects us but also protects others and urged that one should not hesitate from getting tested and should motivate others to follow 4Ts-Test, Trace, Treat and Teach.