DIPR Naga News (14.10.2020)
October 14, 2020
BRIEFING ON COVID-19 ON 14th OF OCTOBER 2020 FOR NAGALAND BY PRINCIPAL SECRETARY, HOME
The full text is as follows:
“A total of 53 COVID-19 positive cases have been detected today – 25 in Kohima, 10 in Dimapur, 14 in Mon, 2 in Peren, 1 in Tuensang and 1 in Zunheboto. The total number of positive cases in the State now stands at 7,416.
Out of the 7,416 positive cases, the total recoveries so far are 5,855. The active cases are 1,473 and there have been 17 deaths. As per the severity of symptoms, 1,420 active cases are asymptomatic, 39 active cases are mild, 10 active cases are moderate on oxygen, 1 active case is severe on oxygen, 1 active case is critical with oxygen and 2 active cases are on ventilators.
Further, out of 7,416 positive cases, the distribution across various categories of people are: 3,378 cases of Armed Forces/ Police, 1,567 cases of Returnees, 2,098 cases of Traced Contacts and 373 cases of Frontline Workers.
A total of 55,999 samples have been sent for testing through RT-PCR and results of 54,711 samples have been received. In addition, a total 30,679 samples have been sent for testing on Truenat and results of 30,620 samples have been received. Through Rapid Antigen Test 3,116 samples have been tested.”
1st PHASE TRAINING FOR PRESIDING AND 1ST POLLING OFFICERS HELD AT KOHIMA
The first phase training for Presiding and 1st Polling Officers for the conduct of Bye-Election to the Southern Angami I (ST) Assembly Constituency was held at DC’s Conference Hall and DPDB’s conference hall Kohima simultaneously on 14th October 2020.
The trainings were imparted by the District Level Master Trainers Bodevi Shüya, Pikato Jimo, Sedevizo Ziephru and Er. Imsuyanger.
SDO (Estt.) Kohima, R. Daniel Angami who is also the Nodal Officer of Manpower/Personnel for the conduct of Bye-Election informed that a total of fifty Presiding Officers and fifty 1st Polling Officers attended the training.
Training for 2nd and 3rd Polling Officers will be held tomorrow the 15th October 2020 at the same venue.
LABORATORY INSTALLATION CUM HANDING OVER OF AMBULANCE TO TENING
Installation of laboratory cum handing over of ambulance to Community Health Centre (CHC), Tening will be held on 17th October 2020 byAdvisor of Water Resource, Namri Nchang as Special Guest.
Medical Officer of CHC, Dr Neilasakuo Linyu would chair the ceremony. Short speeches will be delivered by Sentiwapang Aier, NCS, Deputy Commissioner, Dr Lanuakum, Deputy Chief Medical Officer and Aku Ariebo followed by vote of thanks by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Rhosietho Nguori, NCS.SOPs would be strictly adhered to for the programme participants.
(Kiso, IA Tening)
DC KOHIMA NOTIFIES ON SEALED AREAS
Deputy Commissioner Kohima Mohammed Ali Shihab. A has notified that in view of the detection of a COVID-19 positive person, the District Task Force (DTF) Kohima during its emergency meeting decided to seal Office of the Senior Treasury Officer, Kohima, South, 12th of October 2020, as per the guidelines on preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in workplace settings issued by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Directorate General of Health Services (EMR Division), Govt. of India, Dated 18th May 2020.
Therefore, the aforementioned Office is hereby temporarily closed/shut for a period of 48 (Forty Eight) hours, wherein fumigation of the premises is being initiated, following all health Safety measures and SOPs of the Government.
The sealed area is mapped and cordoned off and the public and all concerned are advised to follow all safety precautions of wearing masks all the time, frequently washing hands and maintain social/physical distances to ensure public hygiene and personal safety within the proximity of the sealed area.