Security forces coordinate with state health deptt in fight against COVID

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 7/3/2020 11:29:57 AM IST

The Department of Health and Family Welfare (DoHFW) has been at the helm of all affairs pertaining to COVID-19 since its outbreak in the state. As proactive measures, the minister and the department officials have established a close coordination with both civil and Security Forces medical facilities. 

According to DIPR report, as per the PRO defence, the quarantine facilities falling under the jurisdiction of Security Forces (Indian Army, Assam Rifles, CAPF etc) were inspected by the competent authorities of the DoHFW to ensure uniform implementation of standards, protocols and advisories as per laid down central government regulations. These quarantine facilities have been observed to be maintaining high standards of medical safety and treatment. All persons entering Nagaland, including Security Forces personnel, their dependents and transients are being stringently screened for COVID-19 at the point of their entry into the state of Nagaland. Details of all such individuals are also being shared laterally with an aim to curb the disease at the earliest. The general public has been appealed to not fall victim to certain unscrupulous elements of society vying to spread rumours and disinformation. For latest update and facts one can visit the following: Toll Free helpline at 18003450019; official website at; email at Download nCOVID-19 Nagaland Visitors App: For Android users:  From Google Playstore; for iOS users:  Call Toll Free helpline as above and select option 3. Social Media: Twitter: @HealthNagaland @DHFWNagaland; Facebook:; Youtube: Subscribe @dohfw-nagaland; Instagram:



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