Dimapur, April 16: The Dimapur district administration has cautioned villages barring entry of medical personnel, persons on emergency duty in the wake of COVID-19 and staff and patients of Zion Hospital Dimapur into their respective villages of strict action.
The administration noted with concern that in spite of repeated orders issued by Deputy Commissioner Dimapur, there are reports that some villages are barring entry to medical personnel, persons on emergency duty in the wake of COVID-19 and also staffs and patients of Zion hospital Dimapur.
In this regard, the district administration cautioned that strict action will be initiated as per provision of Disaster Management Act 2005 and legal action under Section 188 of IPC against those violating the containment measures.
DC Dimapur directed the village council/ colony chairmen and all concerned to ensure that people working in the frontline are honoured and respected. (Page News Service)