DCs, ADCs issue COVID-19 advisories

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 5/3/2021 1:11:40 PM IST

In view of the emergence of second wave of COVID-19 and the rapid surge of positive cases in the state, government agencies and organisations have been issuing advisories and guidelines in order to contain the virus and prevent it from spreading further.

CMO Dmu recommends sealing of SBI main branch: Chief medical officer (CMO) Dimapur, Mereninla Senlem has recommended the DC and chairman of DTF COVID-19 Dimapur, Rajesh Soundararajan to seal the State Bank of India (SBI) main branch as a staff of the office had been tested positive for COVID-19. CMO requested the DC to seal the office with immediate effect for 48 hours. 

DC Dimapur: DC & DDMA chairman Dimapur, Rajesh Soundararajan has ordered the sealing of house no-120, 103, 15 and 202 Kushiabill Dimapur till further order, during which time, necessary sanitisation of the premises would be done by the management.

DC Kohima: DC Kohima Gregory Thejawelie has informed that public interview of essential nature would be allowed from 10 a.m.-1:00 p.m. only on all working days, except Wednesdays where there would strictly be no public interview at the office of DC Kohima.

DC Mon: DC Mon Thavaseelan K has ordered the sealing of residence below committee gate, Tamong village, next to Yokwang residence and house no. 284, Thamnan ward, Mon town till further order. In another notification, the DC ordered the sealing of Rapha Hospital, Mon Town for 48 hours.

ADC Pfutsero: Additional Deputy Commissioner, Pfutsero Japheth Woch in a circular has directed all to follow appropriate COVID-19 behavior and guidelines. Any person planning to come to Pfutsero sub-division from outside the state has been informed to provide prior information to COVID-19 control room, Pfutsero at 8729840597, 8837371959, 9862745089 or 9642415388.

ADC Naginimora: ADC Naginimora, Vineet Kumar has ordered the sealing of house no. 145, police colony, ward no. 8, house no. 20, police colony, ward no. 8 and house No. 2, bazar colony, ward no. 8 till further order.  

Any person violating the containment measures would be liable to be proceeded against as per the provision of Sections 51 to 60 of Disaster Management Act 2005 besides legal action under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code and other legal provisions as applicable.

ADC Tobu: ADC Tobu, Keyirangding Hegui has rescinded the sealing order vide. No. GA/DEV/COVID-19/2020-21/, dated Tobu April 27, after due observance of all measures/SOPs and subsequent negative testing (RAT) results of all persons within the sealed area. Meanwhile, ADC Tobu has also ordered the sealing of primary health centre, Changlangshu village from till further orders.

In view of detection of COVID-19 positive persons through Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) and in order to take effective measures to contain and prevent the spread, ADC Tobu, Keyirangding Hegui declared Changlangshu village under Monyakshu sub-division as containment zone till further orders. Further, the ADC issued measures and SOPs to be observed strictly.

All public are advised to follow all safety precautions like wearing of mask at all times, frequent washing of hands and maintain social distancing; there will be intensive contact tracing, house to house surveillance and other clinical interventions as required.

There will be no intermingling amongst the villagers; there will be no movement of people in or out of Changlangshu village, except for medical emergencies and for maintaining supply of essential goods and services. Essential services and activities such as healthcare services, police, village guards, fire, banks, electricity, water and sanitation, regulated movement of public transport including all incidental services and activities needed for a smooth functioning of these activities, shall continue. There will be no stopover for all public/private transport at Changlangshu village. This is in respect of all vehicles bound for/originating from villages in and around Changlangshu; all gatherings/congregations/marriages etc is hereby restricted.

Movement of individuals is strictly prohibited during night hours, except for medical and essential activities.

ADC Tizit: ADC Tizit, Pakon Phom ordered the sealing of House No. 369, forest ward, Tizit town till further order.  DCs and ADCs have informed that any person violating the containment measures would be liable to be proceeded against as per the provision of Sections 51 to 60 of Disaster Management Act 2005 besides legal action under IPC Section 188 and other legal provisions as applicable.

Restriction in Dzüleke: Dzüleke Village Council (DVC) and Dzüleke Eco-Tourism Board (DETB) has brought to public notice that any tourism activities such as camping, picnicking, and homestays would be closed from May 3 until further notice. In a press release, DVC chairman Vitsiepielie Sophi and DETB chairman Seyielhukho Terhüja informed that the village would reopen all the above activities once the pandemic was stabilised. 

DVC and DETB also requested citizens to abide by the notice given and that defaulters would be penalised and action would be taken. For any information, one may contact at 7085440988 and 8730037262.

CYF urges public to maintain SOPs: Chakhesang Youth Front (CYF) has appealed to the public to adhere to the SOPs issued by the government.

In a press release, CYF president Lhuvesayi Lohe and joint secretary Veshekhoyi Chizo stated that with the second wave arrived at “our” doorstep, CYF stated that there was no room for complacency as this dreaded disease was far from over and “our carelessness can cause a major catastrophe which is already happening in many parts of the country”.

It stated that there was no immediate solution except adherence to the COVID-19 appropriate behavior which could break the highly infectious chain.

CYF also appreciated the government for various steps taken to protect the citizens of the state since the outbreak of pandemic till now. It also paid respect and support to all the frontline workers who were working tirelessly in this unprecedented situation and assured to extend its sincere cooperation as and when required.

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