Dimapur, June 22: Deputy Commissioner Dimapur Anoop Kinchi IAS activated the 93 bedded COVID Care Center at Chumukedima Dimapur on Monday. The Health and Family Welfare Training located at Chumukedima has been converted into COVID care center and CISHR in collaboration with the Health & Family Welfare Department will be taking care of the center.
Deputy Commissioner Dimapur, in his address, cited that the COVID care center Chumukedima will be a place between hospital and quarantine center. Mentioning about the high recovery rate of more than 66% in Nagaland, Anoop thanked God and also acknowledged the selfless sacrifices of the medical staff and policemen.
Government and private doctors are working day and night taking care of all the 67 quarantine centers and I salute them, Anoop said.
Commissioner of Police Dimapur felt that Government employees posted at Dimapur were fortunate, stating that working together in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic was an opportunity for contributing something towards the society.
Let all continue to work together, Tetseo appealed.
MS Dimapur, Dr Kheshito Zhimomi observed that besides COVID cases, problems of normal patients with other ailments needs to be addressed as the only Government set up has been working for the past 3 months for COVID cases. He noted that presently all positive cases are young people but felt that if community transmission starts it will affect all people irrespective of age and people with morbidity will be vulnerable. He also felt the need for preparing / arranging more hospitals.
Director CISHR, Dr Sedevi said that it was an opportunity to work in partnership with the Government and felt that such initiatives could continue even in future. Diseases are not Government or private but has to be joint responsibility of all, he said.
Dr Sedevi further advised all to take extra care of the elderly people.
CMO Dimapur delivered the welcome note while Pastor, Town Baptist Church Chumukedima, Rev.Sazo Kire offered word of prayer. (Page News Service)