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Nagaland Cabinet reviews State COVID-19 preparedness

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Dimapur, April 20: The State Cabinet today reviewed the status of preparedness of the Health Department to combat COVID-19. The district wise reports of the existing health infrastructure were also reviewed.
The Cabinet gave directions for further strengthening the medical infrastructure wherever required.
In a briefing on the COVID-19 situation in the State as on April 20, Minister, Planning & Co-ordination, Neiba Kronu said the State Cabinet was also briefed about the Consolidated Revised Guidelines of the lockdown, which was issued today.
He also informed that as of April 02, a total of 434 samples have been sent for testing from the State, and the results of 404 samples were negative, while results of 30 samples are awaited.
Today a total of 1058 persons were screened. A total of 121 persons are under facility quarantine.
As regard the medical equipments and accessories, till date, the State has received 56,000 PPEs, 2,76,000 triple layer mask, 42,000 N95 masks,11 ICU ventilators, 9 transport ventilators and 50 CPAP machines, 1007 B type Oxygen Cylinders, 119 A-Type Nitrous Cylinders and 54 Jumbo Oxygen Cylinders through various consignments, he informed. (Page News Service)

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