Dimapur, March 31: Another batch of medical equipment in the form of PPE kits, hand gloves, hand sanitizer, N95 mask, portable ventilator, ICU ventilator, full face mask, etc for Nagaland has been dispatched from Delhi to Guwahati, and will be transported by road to the State on Wednesday.
Another 5000 litres of Sodium Hypo Chloride, gloves and sanitizers have also been received from Guwahati.
Giving a briefing on Covid-19 status for Nagaland today, State Government spokesperson Neiba Kronu said out of 25 samples sent from Nagaland for COVID-19 testing till date, 22 were negative and results of 3 are awaited. A total of 4704 people including students who have returned from outside the state since 6th March 2020 onwards have self reported to the respective District Surveillance Teams and have been home quarantined, out of which 876 have completed the quarantine period.
Through ncovid-19 Nagaland App, a total of 3905 persons have self-registered in the app with all the required information duly filled in while 1165 persons have not completed their full details. He appealed to all those who have entered the State after 6th March 2020 to self-register in the App with full details.
The total number of persons screened in the State till now is 36494. A total of 32121 phone calls have also been received through health helpline numbers, he informed.
Kronu stated that availability of food grains, POL and other kind of essential commodities in the State continue to be normal. Further, the District Level Price Monitoring Committees have also been instructed to constantly monitor the price situation and fix the prices of essential commodities along with the stakeholders such as, the Chamber of Commerce & Industries and business associations.
Kronu appealed to the citizens to continue strict adherence to the lockdown measures in force and to stay at home. He urged people to strictly adhere to social distancing measures while shopping. He also informed that all kinds of gatherings are barred, including religious congregations during the lock down period as mass gatherings have the potential of easily allowing the spreading of the virus, thereby putting the lives of many people in serious danger. (Page News Service)