CM violates COVID 19 protocols; unfurls tricolours despite tested positive


In Meghalaya violating COVID protocol, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma unfurls the tricolour at the official function at Polo in absence of the Governor who was tested positive. Though Governor Satyapal Malik has isolated himself after being tested positive and the ‘At Home’ ceremony stands cancelled, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma drew severe criticism in various social media platform for endangering the health of normal people by not following COVID 19 protocol.

Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma, who was tested positive for COVID-19 on January 21, attended office on Tuesday as well.

Earlier on Friday, the CM had mentioned in a Tweet that he had tested positive for COVID-19 and was suffering from mild symptoms.

It may be mentioned that as per the new standard operating procedures (SOP) issued by the Health department on January 10, it is said that all COVID positive patients need to undergo isolation for seven days since the day they are tested positive and the patient should not experience any fever or other symptoms for at least three consecutive days before the discharge.

The order also said that all asymptomatic patients and high-risk contacts should quarantine or isolate for five days and strictly continue to wear a mask around others for five additional days.