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Nagaland Governor emphasizes on contact tracing of Covid-19 positive patients

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Dimapur, May 27: Governor Nagaland, R N Ravi today reviewed the preparedness of the State Government in the backdrop of some recent Covid-19 +’ve cases reported in the State. Senior officials including Chief Secretary, Temjen Toy, Additional Chief Secretary, Sentiyanger Imchen were present.
The Governor laid emphasis on rigorous contact tracing of all those who came in contact with the Covid-19 +’ve patients in the last 14 days and quarantining them either at home or institutions depending on their health symptoms.
Contact tracing and their management is the most crucial preventive protocol against spread of Covid-19, he said and stressed on the need for more BSL Labs in the State. He insisted on improving the conditions of all the District Hospitals, which are also the Covid-19 Hospitals.
The Governor praised the Frontline Warriors -health professionals for their dedication and selfless service to the people and exhorted the senior officials to be in touch with them and be responsive to their legitimate needs and apprehensions.
He urged the people of the State to continue observing safety guidelines including social distancing and not to panic, not to stigmatise the Covid-19 patients and be compassionate to them, “they are our own people who have become victims for no fault of theirs.” (Page News Service)