CIHSR Closed after staff tested positive
The BSL-2 laboratory is located at the Christian Institute of Health Sciences and Research (CIHSR) Dimapur but it force to shut down after 22 of their staff tested positive for COVID-19 positive since July 31, 2020.
It was informed that almost all the billing staffs are tested positive. The director hoped that the affected staff recover and said they would be tested on August 14 and try to open the institute on August 17. He said the COVID isolation ward was currently being managed by recovering COVID staff and so it was much easier to work without the nuclear radiation PPE suits.