DIPR NAGA NEWS (14.07.2020)
July 14, 2020
BRIEFING ON COVID-19 ON 14TH JULY 2020 FOR NAGALAND BY PRINCIPAL SECRETARY, HOME
The full text is as follows:
“As on today, the total number of positive cases in the State stands at 896. All the positive persons are receiving medical care at the designated COVID-19 Hospitals and COVID-19 Care Centres. Out of the 896 positive cases, the total active cases are 550, and 346 have recovered. As per the severity of symptoms, 535 active cases are asymptomatic and 15 active cases are mild.
Till date, a total of 16,871 samples have been sent for testing through RT-PCR. Results of 16, 631 samples have been received. Out of the 16,631 samples, a total of 10, 714 samples have been tested at the BSL-3 lab at the Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK) and at the BSL-2 lab at the CIHSR, Dimapur and out of which 565 samples have tested positive.
In addition, a total of 10,555 samples have been sent for testing on Truenat. 9,981 samples have tested negative, and 312 samples have tested positive which have been sent for confirmation by RT-PCR.
A total of 3,049 persons are presently under Facility Quarantine.
The State Government has extended the existing guidelines with regard to the lock down in all parts of Nagaland up till 31st of July 2020.
Please maintain safe distancing and always wear face mask at public places”.
JOINT MEETING AT PUGHOBOTO DELIBERATES ON PURCHASE OF TRUENAT MACHINE
A joint meeting of Pughoboto Sub division Task Force and Sumi Aphuyemi HoHo (SAH) was held with regard to purchase of TrueNat machine. The meeting was held under the chairmanship of ADC Pughoboto T. Moa Lemtor at DB hall, ADC office Pughoboto on 14 July 2020.
SAH, President Inavi Swu highlighted on their contribution of Rs. 20000/- to SDTF earlier. It is also decided that the purchase of TrueNat machine in Pughoboto will be done through free well donation. Medical department and the administration was entrusted to take up the matter. He said that although Pughoboto falls under Zunheboto District, it is not feasibility to go and test from their district Zunheboto HQ due to various reasons. He said that we should not depend only on the government to curb this pandemic. Swu further assured the Frontline workers that Hoho is always ready give support to the SDTF for any follow up the action.
SMO Pughoboto Dr. J. Hokugha sema acknowledged the hoho’s concern for the people of Pughoboto and briefed on the standard operating procedure (SOP). He also highlighted on the manpower necessary and maintenance of the machine etc. He further briefed the house on how the doctors and his team are working day and night for the returnees and suspected tracings and also said SDTF Pughoboto team is collectively working to contain the pandemic.
The ADC appreciated the Hoho for their initiative to procure the truenat machine. The meeting also discussed on disposal of materials, safety measures, maintenance of the machine, back up etc.
LOCKDOWN EXTENDED TILL 31st JULY
In continuation of the chief secretary’s Office Order, dated 29th June 2020, the existing guidelines with regard to the Lockdown in all parts of the State shall continue to remain operative in Nagaland further up till 31st July 2020.
DC MON NOTIFIES ON ENFORCING 144 CRPC
Deputy commissioner Mon, Thavaseelan K notified that COVID-19 positive case has been detected at quarantine centre in 11(eleven) IRB camp Aboi under Mon district on 13th July 2020, it has become necessary to take all required precautionary steps to mitigate the possible spread of COVID-19 for public health, public safety and public order. Therefore in the interest of public health, public safety and public order in Aboi sub-Division and in exercise of the powers conferred upon section 144 of the criminal procedure Code 1973 for prohibit movement public within 100m radius of the Containment Zone at 11(eleven) IRB Aboi camp.
This order is passed exparte u/s 144(2) CrPC. This order will come into force with immediate effect and shall remain inforce till further orders. Any one violating the foresaid order will be liable for punishment under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code.
DC MON INFORMS ON FREE TRAINING COURSE
DC, Mon Thavaseelan K has informed that Emporium Skill Training Institute will be conducting free training (government sponsored) in the field of Aviation, Cruise and Hospitality at Dimapur for the reverse migrant workers from Nagaland. The details are as follows:
- Training duration 3 months
- Training location Dimapur
- Eligibility criteria
- Age : 18-32.
- Education qualification : 12 pass.
- Ready to locate anywhere in India/Abroad
- Reverse migrant workers only
- Documents required.
- Class 10&12 Admit card and marksheet.
- Aadhaar card.
Interested candidate may kindly forward their (WhatsApp) details and documents to no. 81190-00466/96128-99172.