Dimapur, August 6: Minister P Paiwang Konyak launched Antibody Test Kits named ‘Corona Kanach’ manufactured by Zydus Cadila and approved by ICMR at Walo Guest House, Mon on August 5.
He also donated Rs. 2.8 Lakh for the purchase of the Antibody Tests (10 kits and 96 tests per kit). Antibody tests which is utilized to determine if somebody was previously infected or indicative of adaptive immunity.
The meeting deliberated on various protocols for testing & discharge. The house also discussed the opening of COVID CARE CENTRE in all Sub-divisions in addition to home Isolation SOP.
Chief Minister of Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio donated a sum of Rs. 5 lakhs to the Konyak Union for implementation of the COVID-19 Adaptive Response Model (CARE) model adopted by the District Task Force & Empowered Committee. This was handed over to Konyak Union through the Minister.
The Minister also announced the adoption of Tizit CHC by Hans Foundation.
Hans Foundation is also donating a state-of-art Advanced Life Support Ambulance to the District Hospital, Mon worth Rs 33 lakhs and Rs 11lakhs worth of equipment.
The meeting discussed adding more Doctors and Lab Technicians and Vehicles to be sent to Tizit in the next few days to help with the increased workload. (Page News Service)