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Mandatory 14 days home quarantine for returnees, declares DBC

Dimapur, May 18: The Duncan Bosti Council on Tuesday made its stance clear that whoever is coming back from outside the state and enters Duncan, irrespective of the zones, will have to mandatorily stay home quarantined for 14 days beyond the institutionalized quarantine mandated by the government on arrival.
Briefing the media persons, Chairman of the Council, Yangertoshi said that it is this time when thousands of people are coming back home that the virus can make its way in the state, and therefore, the resolution has been taken that the quarantine of the returnees of Duncan Bosti would be managed by the council.
For this, the council has also scheduled a seminar on May 19 from 2:30 p.m. onwards for the parents to educate them about the dos and don’ts. The chairman maintained that the seminar would not have a large gathering and social distancing would be maintained among the participants.
The council is also planning to paste papers containing the details of those under home quarantine on their doors and has distributed written directives to the 600 households to inform the council about any returnees and a few has already confirmed their arrival.
Yangertoshi said that the council has been trying to keep the locality safe and has been misunderstood by many for the measures taken in this regard and maintained that coronavirus can reach everyone whether Naga or non-Naga. He also said that since the beginning, the council has been making people aware of the dons and don’ts.
During the interaction, besides the chairman, secretary, vice chairman and treasurer of the council were present. (Page News Service)

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