DCs, ADC issue COVID-19 guidelines

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 4/27/2021 1:06:24 PM IST

DCs and ADC of various districts have been issuing directives on sealing of locations and imposing restriction of visitors in order to prevent the virus from spreading further. 

ADC Jalukie: In view of the detection of COVID-19 positive cases in the neighboring districts and in the interest of public health and safety, ADC Jalukie, Dr. Tinojongshi Chang has issued orders for strict compliance by all concerned

All weekly market within Jalukie sub-division would not be allowed to open till further order. However, all local vendors selling local products during the weekly market are allowed to sell their products as usual by maintaining strict SOP.

All business establishments/shops are to compulsory keep hand wash facilities/hand sanitisers; all passenger vehicles are to ply with strict permissible limit on the number of passengers as per the guidelines and with strict SOP.

All the GBs/village councils, ward chairmen and colony chairmen are to identify and strictly monitor persons coming from outside and ensure they are self-isolated at least for 10 days if no COVID-19 negative test report is produces on arrival.

Persons coming from outside the state has to compulsory report to the COVID control room located at CHC, Jalukie or contact the control room through at 8732841972 or 9402728560.

Residents of Jalukie sub-division have been directed to observe COVID-19 appropriate behaviors including avoiding public places, compulsory wearing of face masks while going out in public places.

All village/ward authorities in addition to enforcement committees and police are directed to ensure compliance to COVID-19 appropriate behavior in their jurisdiction.

DC Phek: In order to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the district, DC Phek has issued guidelines for strict compliance.

All colonies chairman are directed to identify any person in their respective jurisdiction coming from outside the state and to report to DTF; mandatory of 10 days home self-isolation for person coming from outside the state, if such person is without negative RT-PCR/True Nat/CBNAAT test report for COVID-19 (test done not earlier than 72 hours prior to entry into the state) is produced on arrival, if the test result is awaited or if the concerned has not completed COVID-19 vaccination.

Wearing of face mask is compulsory in the district. All residents of Phek district have been directed to strictly observe COVID-19 appropriate behavior.

Random and sample testing will continue in the district; religious/academic/political or socio-cultural activities shall be permitted outside the containment zone but limited to 50% of the seating capacity or 200 persons only however, such activities should have the approval of the DTF.

Taxi/bus drivers and passengers should follow SOPs; any person planning to come to the district must provide prior information to COVID-19 control room, Phek at 9612435379/ 8729999398.

Any person coming from outside the state and after completion of seven days of home self-isolation may opt for COVID-19 test, if the result is negative the person maybe released. Testing shall be done at the medical institution facility.

The following phone numbers may be contacted for testing: 8974653353, 8729999398 and 9862087888.

Restrictions at NCS: In view of the recent surge in COV1D-19 cases in the state and in the interest of public safety, home department has informed that the entry of visitors in the Nagaland Civil Secretariat (NCS) complex is restricted.

The complex would be regulated in the following manner: all the employees should have valid ID card which they should display/produce to the checking staff while entering the secretariat; employees within the establishment are advised not to entertain outsiders and visitors and to follow SOPs at all times.

Apart from nodal officers, officers and staff from the directorates/districts on official duty may enter the secretariat after obtaining due permission from the concerned officer in the secretariat not below the rank of under secretary.

Any other visitors in exceptional cases will require permission of the Home Department (SAB ‘A’) for entry in the secretariat. This order would come into immediate effect till further orders.

DC Peren: DC & DTF chairman Peren Sentiwapang Aier has informed the citizens that the following guidelines have been issued for strict compliance.

All weekly markets in Peren would remain closed till further orders and only local vendors are permitted to sell their produce at weekly markets following strict SOPs.

Travellers coming from outside the state are to immediately report to the district control room at 732481972/9402728560 at CHC Jalukie on arrival.

The police check- post at Mhainamsti, Heningkunglwa and Peren-Maram shall maintain proper records of persons entering the district along with contact details and copy of Identity proof; all commercial vehicle drivers shall maintain passenger log book with contact details and follow traveler’s protocol as per SOPs.

Commercial passenger vehicle drivers shall not carry COVID-19 positive person along with other passengers; all village/ward authority are directed to set up village task force/work task force whose responsibilities include identifying people coming from outside the state under their respective jurisdiction and report to the district control room/SDTF, ensure that persons advised for self isolation are adhering to Covid protocols and to assist the concerned SDTF.

Inter-state travellers tested negative not earlier than 72 hours prior to entry into the district shall undergo 10 days home isolation with observation of Covid safety protocol; positive person shall be directed for home isolation/CCC/ Covid hospital depending on the severity and feasibility for home isolation.

Inter-state travellers entering the district without being tested shall be subjected to home isolation/paid quarantine/institutional quarantine for 10 days and if remain asymptomatic shall be released without testing.

DCs, ADC have informed that person found violating the directives would be penalised as per Section 51 to 60 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005 and IPC Section 188.


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