Imnatiba urges DTF to sensitize people on COVID-19

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 5/31/2020 9:25:14 AM IST

Advisor of Industries & Commerce who is also the legislator in-charge of Longleng district, Imnatiba visited Longleng to take stock of containing spread of COVID-19 in the district on May 30. 

According to DIPR report, Imnatiba held an emergency meeting with District Task Force (DTF) COVID-19 at the war room DC office, Longleng. Imnatiba lauded the Medical fraternity, district administration, police, NGOs, churches and other frontline workers who were constantly rendering their services to contain and control the spread of COVID-19.  

Asserting that COVID-19 was going to stay till the vaccine and medicines were available, Imnatiba appealed the DTF to come up with sensitisation programmes to educate the uninformed sections of the people at the grassroot level through local dialect. He also pointed out that the need to strictly adhere to the SOP of government as responsible citizens. 

Imnatiba informed that the state government has decided to install Tru Nat machine in every district and that posting of anaesthetist for Longleng was already done and will be reported shortly in the district. 

Imnatiba also donated Rs. 50,000/- to the DTF for COVID-19 Longleng and to avoid communication gap he suggested that he be included in the COVID-19 whatsapp group of Longleng.

CMO Longleng Dr. Obangjungla highlighted on COVID-19 activities of the district and  apprised the advisor about makeshift hospital, quarantine centres and testing samples sent to Kohima while Dr. Lhouvizotuo Belho, medical superintendent District Hospital Longleng highlighted the infrastructure development of district COVID-19 Hospital, Longleng.

EAC headquarter & liaison officer COVID-19 Pichano Kikon highlighted the status of returnees of the district who have already returned and those yet to return from across the country. She also briefed on food management for quarantine centres by the DTF, civil societies and contributions from various organisations and individuals. 

Superintendent of Police Yanithung Ezung informed the advisor on sealing of interstate boundaries and check gates setup at various places, deployment of security in the quarantine centres and overall law and order situation in the district. Earlier, DC Longleng M. Shayung Phom chaired the meeting. 


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