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Y. Patton visits CHC Bhandari

Y. Patton visits CHC Bhandari
Y. Patton along with administrative officers and others during his visit to CHC Bhandari on June 3. (DIPR)
DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 6/3/2020 9:24:56 AM IST

Deputy chief minister of Home & R&B, Y. Patton thanked the public for giving full co-operation while fighting to contain coronavirus pandemic during his second visit to the Community Health Centre (CHC) Bhandari to ascertain the preparedness level on June 3.

According to DIPR report, while reviewing the meeting the deputy CM said that sub-division needed to set up more quarantine centers to accommodate the incoming returnees as in the coming few days more returnees were expected to reach, he also apprised the Sub-divisional Task Force committee for COVID-19 to submit their need based requirement to the chairman of District Task Force for early redressal.

While addressing the public at Maratchu (Merapani) he especially thanked the village council for setting up of quarantine center at their own initiative which would help and facilitate the returnees from different parts of the country. 

Patton expressed that the government was doing its best yet, he called upon the people of the area to focus more on agriculture and farming as people must not always depend on government. 

He also assured public not to panic but at same time not to take it lightly as this virus would remain for sometime, whereby he urged the public to strictly follow guidelines like social distancing, wearing of mask and regular hand washing.

Deputy commissioner, Wokha, Orenthung Lotha shared on the new SOP and informed the people not to disseminate wrong information that would bring negative impact. 

He also requested the officials at the sub-division to arrange the quarantine centers in such a way that returnees coming from different parts of the county were not mixed up for preventive measure. 

Later the DC and chief medical officer assured to extend all possible logistic support for the smooth functioning of the quarantine facility centers.

Y. Patton also handed over PPE including face mask, rubber boots, gloves and hand sanitiser to the deputy commissioner for the sanitization workers contributed by Nagaland Voluntary Women Association (NVWA).

Meanwhile earlier on June 2, during completion of one year of Namo 2, Y Patton held a coordination meeting with the BJP district and organisational district presidents at his official residence, Kohima. 

He expressed gratitude for the performance and services rendered by all the BJP karyakartas and extended financial assistance to encourage them to continue in their welfare activities in such trying times.

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