DIPR Naga News (06.09.2020)
September 6, 2020
BRIEFING ON COVID-19 ON 6th OF SEPTEMBER 2020 FOR NAGALAND BY PRINCIPAL SECRETARY, HOME
A total of 50 COVID-19 positive cases have been detected today- 42 in Dimapur, 7 in Kohima and 1 in Mon. The total number of positive cases in the State now stands at 4,178. Active surveillance and contact tracing is also in progress to prevent further spreading of the infection.
Out of the 4, 178 positive cases detected so far, the recoveries till now are 3,501. The active cases are 657 and as per the severity of symptoms, 646 active cases are asymptomatic, 10 are mild and 1 is moderate.
Further, out of the 4,178 positive cases, the distribution across various categories of people are: 1,786 cases are from Armed Forces, 1,296 cases from Returnees, 308 cases of Frontline Workers and 788 cases of Traced Contacts.
The results of 40,607 samples have been received through RT-PCR tests. On Truenat, the results of 24,069 samples have been received. In addition through Rapid Antigen Test, 879 samples have been tested. In all 65,555 samples have been tested till today
A total of 773 persons are presently under Facility Quarantine.
PEOPLE BECOMING COMPLACENT OVER PREVENTIVE MEASURES
Principal Director, H& FW, Dr. Vizolie Z. Suokhrie while addressing the press conference said people have becoming complacent in adopting preventive measures such as wearing masks, maintaining social distancing and washing hands as though pandemic is over on 6th September 2020 at Directorate of Health & Family Welfare.
He said with the coming of returnees, Nagaland has seen a lot of positive cases here and there particularly among the military and paramilitary forces. Asymptomatic cases were turned to be positive and more positive cases were detected while screening for Assembly related duties. “Recovery rate in Nagaland is more than 80% but the number of positive cases is also increasing at the same time after lifting the lockdown and more activities have been relaxed. Therefore, he urged to be more careful, take proactive measures and behave responsibly so as to break the chain of infection”. Enforcement of SOP is very important at this point of time but it is beyond the purview of the department,” he added. He also warned to practice safe practices since the flu comes with the change of season. So far, more than 50 thousand tests have been tested in the state which is higher than the national average. No infant or maternal mortality due to covid-19, he said.
PD also said that OPD to be fully functional by next week in Naga Hospital Authority Kohima. The department also allowed all the private hospitals to have the testing facilities so as to facilitate and ease the burden of government hospitals.
(Nongozo Rikha, APRO)
DC TUENSANG LIFTS CLOSURE OF VARIOUS HOUSES/SHOPS
On completion of 14 (fourteen) days sealing period as well as completion of all contract tracing and testing, the Deputy Commissioner & District Task Force on COVID-19, Tuensang, Kumar Ramnikant, has issued a order on 6th September 2020 and has lifted the sealing of all the below mentioned houses /business establishments with immediate effect. All normal functioning are allowed to resume as per various SOPs and medical advisories issued by the Government from time to time in relation to COVID – 19 pandemic:
- House no. 129 ward, High School B (middle sector)
- House no. 39 ward, High School B (middle sector)
- House no. 133 ward, High School B (middle sector)
- House no. 134 ward, high school B (middle sector)
- House no. C1 ward, Laiket Lumpou Khel
- House no. 334 Tuensang Village
- House no. 1 NST sector
- Kejong Shop building NST sec
- S Sons workshop building NST
ADC KOHIMA NOTIFIES ON SEALED AREAS
ADC Kohima, Lithrongla Tongpi Rutsa has notified that in view of the detection of a COVID-19 positive person residing at the following locations viz. Officer’s Hill Colony, Potterlane Colony, Upper Chandmari Colony, Jotsoma Village, New Market Colony, Peraciezie Colony and Seikhazou Colony Kohima, the house/residence listed below is demarcated as SEALED AREA in order to contain the spread of the disease/infection and for necessary contact tracing.
All movement of person/vehicles within the defined Sealed Area is strictly restricted/prohibited and under active surveillance with effect from the Date of sealing (4th Sept. 2020).
l . House No. 23, House No. 123 and House No. 124, Officer’s Hill Colony, Kohima
- House No. 165 and House No. 224
Potterlane Colony, Kohima
- House No. 88
Upper Chandmari Colony, Kohima
- Kethovi’s Residence
Jotsoma Village, Kohima
- Subsidiary Intelligence Bureau (SIB) Guest House, Officer’s Hill Colony, Kohima
- House No. 61
New Market Colony, Kohima
- House No. D-I l
Peraciezie Colony, Kohima
- 1 (One) Residence opposite to UPHC Seikhazou, Seikhazou Colony, Kohima