DIPR Naga News (24.06.2020)
June 24, 2020
BRIEFING ON COVID-19 ON 24TH JUNE 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 347. Out of this, the total active cases are 199 and 148 have recovered. All the positive persons are receiving medical care at the designated COVID-19 Hospitals. As per the severity of symptoms, all the 199 active cases are asymptomatic.
As per the distribution of the 347 cases by age, there are 4 cases between 0-17 years, 330 cases between 18-44 years, 11 cases between 45-64 years and 2 cases between 65-74 years. As per the distribution of gender, there are 242 males and 105 females.
Till date, a total of 10, 322 samples have been tested. Results of 8,914 samples have been received. Out of the 10,322 samples, 7,156 samples have been received at the BSL-3 lab at the Naga Hospital Authority Kohima (NHAK), till today, and a total of 5,936 samples have been tested- out of which 288 samples have tested positive.
A total of 3,348 samples have been tested by Truenat also, out of which, 31 samples tested positive and sent for confirmation by RT-PCR. 2,799 samples have tested negative and the results of 518 samples are awaited.
A total of 5,995 persons are presently under Facility Quarantine.”
GOVERNOR CONSTITUTES SCREENING COMMITTEE ON ANTI-PROFITEERING
Exercising the powers conferred by the Nagaland Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017, State Government, in partial modification of notification of even no. date 23rd October 2017, has constituted the Screening Committee on Anti-profiteering under GST for the State of Nagaland on 4th June 2020 as below:
- ADC/JC, CGST, Nagaland, Dimapur.
- Additional Commissioner of State Taxes-1, Nagaland, Dimapur.
PRINCIPAL DIRECTOR, TREASURIES & ACCOUNT APPOINTED AS NODAL OFFICER
Exercising the powers conferred by the Indian Stamp Rules, 2019, the State Government has appointed the Principal Director, Directorate of Treasuries & Accounts as the Nodal Officer for the purpose of collection of Stamp Duty on behalf of the Government of Nagaland.
In partial notification issues by Nagaland Legislative Assembly on 17th June 2020 that Dr. P.J Anthony, Commissioner & Secretary has taken over the charge of the Administrative Head of Department (AHOD) in the Nagaland Legislative Assembly Secretariat with effect from 1st June 2020.Henceforth, all official correspondence/Letters & Mails may be addressed to, Dr. P. J Anthony, Commissioner & Secretary Nagaland Legislative Assembly Secretariat, Kohima.
Contact No. 0370-2271507(O)
TASK FORCE MEETING HELD AT KIPHIRE
Members of the District Task Force organised a meeting on 23rd June chaired by DC Kiphire, at the DPDB hall.
The meeting resolved to keep the numbers of institution Quarantine without reducing till 15th July. Church organisation highlighted on alternative arrangements in managing the food for Quarantine Centres and understanding the need the Deputy Commissioner directed the Food Committee to deliberate on the same. The DC also thanked all the members in Food Committee for their cooperation.
DC Kiphire Sarita lauded the good team work extended by every encouraged all to keep it up. She cautioned on proper home Quarantine to contact the concerned authority when needed.
Prior to the meeting, BJP Kiphire District donated one Fogging Machine and 100 litres of Hypochlorite to DTF Kiphire, at the DC Office complex.
14 RETURNEES RECEIVED AT TENING
Additional Deputy Commissioner, Rhosietho Nguori, NCS had informed 14 returnees from different parts of the country were received by Tening Sub Division on 24th June 2020.
The returnees were sent for home quarantine to their respective villages which includes one in Old Tesen; three in New Tesen; two in Upper Sinjol; two in Tening Town; two in Tepun; one at Old Nzau; two at Ntu and one in Nzauna.
(Kiso, IA Tening)