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Returnees from Bengaluru and other states reach respective districts

Returnees from Bengaluru and other states reach respective districts
DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 6/6/2020 9:36:22 AM IST

Returnees from Bengaluru and other states have reached their respective districts on June 5 and 6.  

Mokokchung: ABAM rendered assistance to the government by welcoming 61 people from various locations of India to Impur quarantine centre on June 6 in the presence of ADC Mokokchung W. Manpai Phom, executive secretary, ABAM Rev. Dr. Mar Atsongchanger, president ABAM Rev. Temsu S and dignitaries from administration and ABAM.

A press release from ABAM stated that during his welcome address, Rev. Dr. Mar Atsongchanger quoted Psalm 91 and said that there was no greater shelter that gave people rest, safety and assurance than the shelter of the Almighty God and therefore one must encounter Him by giving their efforts to be real beneficiaries of His matchless love and grace during their stay at the quarantine centre.

Further, he also encouraged the administration, medical team, locals of Impur and every individual involved in the endeavour not to get weary in doing good but to persevere and give their best.

Earlier, Rev. Temsu S pronounced the invocation. ABAM called upon every believer to prayer unceasingly for their safety and for the safety of everyone involved in this great task.

Longleng: Altogether 112 returnees including drivers have been quarantined in 7 quarantine centers under Longleng till June 6. According to DIPR report, the seven quarantine centers are Lempong Schools, RUSA boys hostel Yingli College, Yingli College, girls hostel (UGC) Yingli College, girls hostel (DUDA) Yingli College, Shamakok School (for drivers) and industries staff quarter (for medical personnel) with a total capacity of 207 bed-wise.  

Out of the 112 returnees including 12 drivers, 60 from Bengaluru received on June 6 at Yingli College, Longleng while 14 returnees were sent for home quarantine after completion of 14 days in quarantine center and other necessary medical investigations and testing was done for COVID-19. Out of 47 samples sent for testing in Kohima, 28 were reported negative while 19 are waiting for result. At present 98 returnees including drivers quarantined number wise are Lempong Schools 9, RUSA boys hostel Yingli College 20, Yingli College  40, girls hostel (UGC) Yingli College  15, girls hostel (DUDA) Yingli College 7 and Shamakok School (for drivers) 7.

Zunheboto: Zunheboto district received 166 returnees from Bengaluru in seven buses from Dimapur on June 6. According to DIPR report, on their arrival they were segregated according to gender then transferred to their respective quarantine centres. Out of the 166 returnees, 35 females are quarantined at the Zunheboto cultural hall while the others are quarantined at Government Higher Secondary School 49, town hall 52 and Zunheboto Government College 30.

Kiphire: Three Nagaland State Transport bus services carrying 56 Bengaluru returnees from Dimapur have reached Kiphire on June 6. Among the 56 returnees were 39 male and 17 female. For thermal screening they were taken to Helipad ground Kiphire, and were received by the district administration, police, medical department, organisations and Baptist pastors. President YTC in his short speech urged all the returnees to follow all the guidelines given to them while staying at the facility quarantine and to cooperate with all the workers in the quarantine centres. After the registration and screening, all the returnees were deployed to the quarantine centre Zisaji Presidency College to spend a period of 14 days.

Tuensang: Total of 85 returnees from Bengaluru reached Tuensang in four buses on June 6 and was screened at Sao Chang College quarantine centre. Till now a total of 17 returnees are at Chare quarantine facility, three at CBLT office, 58 at ITI Tuensang, 178 at Sao Chang College and six at St John Higher Secondary School QC. As of June 6, a total of 262 returnees are at quarantine facilities in Tuensang. 

Jalukie: Five buses carrying a total number of 99 Bengaluru returnees coming from Dimapur were received by the district administration of Peren along with medical staff, police personnel, DPRO staff, JAC members and Baptist Pastor’s Fellowship, Jalukie town on June 5 at reception centre set up at GHSS ground, Jalukie. On their arrival, a short programme was organised by Baptist Pastor’s Fellowship, Jalukie town wherein a prayer was said by Rev. Sahingmak Newme. Do’s and dont’s to be followed at quarantine centre was briefed by Industries & Commerce Inspector, Alum Zeliang. After a short formal programme, the returnees underwent thermal screening and necessary details were recorded by the screening team.  Food packs and gift packages were also distributed by the district administration and BBBP team. Thereafter, returnees were segregated where 64 male returnees were escorted to GHSS chapel hall and St. Xavier College auditorium hall quarantine centres and 35 female to GHSS facility quarantine centre.

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