Dimapur, May 14: Block Task Force on COVID-19, Bhandari Sub-division, held an emergency meeting on May 13 at ADC’s conference hall, to discuss measures to contain COVID-19 infection.
The meeting, chaired by ADC, Bhandari, Tiameren Chang, reviewed the strength of delivering COVID-19 services to the public and also it’s preparedness in the face of the present surge.
The ADC expressed the need to establish more COVID Care Centres besides the 5 bedded centre which is already established at CHC Bhandari, observing that more positive cases could be anticipated.
The house resolved to earmark Amnesty Centre near Bhandari village, BM rest house Merapani (Marachü) and Eloe Hoho Office building Bhandari, for setting up care centres for which, SDO(C) Bhandari, Sulanthung Lotha was entrusted to verify the buildings for feasibility.
The house also discussed on matters of random testing for COVID-19 at Bhandari and Merapani village (Marachü Yan) and decided that shopkeepers would be tested first after completion of contact tracing by medical teams who would be provided mobile vehicle for sample collection.
It was decided that the Police, Dobashis and students’ body would volunteer to assist the medical team for smooth random test drive. It was further informed that they would monitor to ensure strict adherence to COVID-19 SOPs as ordered by the Government. (Page News Service)