Returnees released from YCQC

Returnees released from YCQC
DC Longleng, Shayung Phom with returnees during the release programme on July 7. (NP)
LONGLENG, JUL 7 (NPN) | Publish Date: 7/7/2020 11:38:09 AM IST

The last batch of the first and second returnees who were lodged at Yingli College quarantine centre (YCQC) Longleng were released on Tuesday,  after completing 21 days quarantine where formal prayer programme was organized by Phom Baptist Christian Association (PBCA) in presence of DC Longleng, medical staff and church leaders led by executive secretary, N. Tialemba Phom. 

The 26 inmates released on Tuesday have completed 21 days quarantined successfully and found negative during the procedural medical tests twice. Among the 26, the youngest was 3-year old son of the principal of JNV School Longleng. 

During the short prayer programme before send off to their respective places, the DC Longleng Shayung Phom who is also the chairman of the District Tasks Force (DTF) for COVID-19 congratulated all the inmates for completing 21 days quarantine successfully as per the norms and procedure of the government. He also adviced and encouraged them to observe 7 days home quarantine after going back to their respective destination before they mingle with the people. DC also adviced them not to feel discouraged or isolated if people happen to say all sorts of things out of ignorance. He urged them to educate people who were ignorant so they can cope and observe the proper usage of face mask, maintaining people to people distancing, keeping immune system strong etc. 

DC also thanked all the frontline workers especially Phom Baptist Christian Association (PBCA) led by executive secretary Tialemba Phom for taking care of allthe quarantine centres in Longleng apart from conducting prayer meeting every morning and evening with the inmates. Meanwhile on behalf of the 26 inmates, one male and female expressed their heartiest gratitude to District Tasks Force (DTF) and all other frontline workers for extending constant prayer support and guidance. 

The inmates also handed over a note of acknowledgement to DC & chairman, (DTF) along with free will donation of Rs. 3350/- (three thousand three hundred fifty) towards  the COVID-19 kitchen management. Others who spoke at the send off programme included, chief medical officer (CMO) District Hospital Longleng Dr. Obangjungla, Dr. Meren Phom, programme officer, District Hospital Longleng while Tialemba Phom executive secretary (ES) (PBCA) invoked prayer for the inmates. 


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