Arunachal governor urges public to be vigilant in the fight against COVID-19
Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra on Wednesday urged people to cooperate with the state government in its fight against COVID-19 and stressed upon the need to maintain safety protocols to stop the spread of COVID-19.
The governor, who along with wife returned from Delhi on Tuesday, took the rapid antigen test at Banderdewa check gate and tested negative for the infection, a statement issued by the Raj Bhavan said.
During his stay in the national capital, he held discussions with the central leadership on several developmental issues concerning the state, it said.
Expressing concern over the alarming rate of COVID-19 transmission, the governor said, "Everyone should properly cover their nose and mouth when going out of the house, and physical distance of at least six feet should be maintained at offices, shops and other public places."
Mishra is currently undergoing five-day home quarantine, in accordance with government guidelines.