Kohima, May 3: As COVID-19 spirals out of control in the State, particularly in Dimapur and Kohima, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Monday reviewed the COVID-19 situation in Nagaland.
The CM held a meeting with senior Government officials and district administrations of Kohima and Dimapur to take stock of the situation and review the progress and measures undertaken to contain the spread of corona virus.
According to sources, in the meeting the State Government decided to set up more ICUs and at least 260 oxygen supported beds in Government hospitals.
No lockdown for now
Meanwhile the Government appears not to be in a hurry to impose lockdown but focusing on strictly enforcement of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), as well as declare ‘Containment Zones’ in vulnerable areas.
A Government official said instead of opting for lockdown, there will be stringent enforcement of SOPs and protocols. “Let us not impose lockdown for now but strictly implement SOPs,” said a senior Government official.
Another Government official said there was no plan for lockdown, but there will be stringent enforcement of SOPs and guidelines. (Page News Service)