Dimapur, April 3: Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio visited Dimapur District Hospital which has been kept ready as COVID-19 Hospital in Dimapur on Friday to review the preparedness for management and containment of COVID-19. He was accompanied by Deputy CM, Y Patton, Minister Health & Family Welfare, Pangyu Phom, Minister PHED, Jacob Zhimomi, Advisor Tovihoto and other Government officials led by Chief Secretary Temjen Toy.
Rio and his team inspected the 100-bedded COVID-19 Hospital Dimapur, ICU unit which is equipped with 3 beds and 3 ventilators, isolation ward with 10 beds kept ready. The group also visited the rooms at Tourist Lodge Dimapur which are been kept ready as a quarantine center.
Dubbing Dimapur as miniature India as well as gateway of Nagaland, Rio said, “If Dimapur is checked properly it will help the whole State and therefore the Government is sincere to see that Dimapur remains safe and for which me and my colleagues are here,” he said.
Rio further mentioned that he was in close contact with DC and CP Dimapur and also the medical professionals and congratulated them for working hard with commitment and dedication. He expressed gratitude to the NGOs, civil societies and the public for their support and cooperation to the lockdown and adhering to the complete ban of movement in the city.
“Together we can achieve,” he said.
Besides others, Deputy Commissioner Dimapur, Commissioner Police Dimapur, CMO and MS Dimapur were also present during the CM’s visit. (Page News Service)