Dimapur, April 28: In view of the steep rise in COVID-19 cases in the State and taking into account the district’s proximity to Dimapur, DC Peren, Sentiwapang Aier has ordered closure of all weekly markets in Peren district until further orders.
Only local vendors selling local products at weekly markets will be permitted to sell their products, with strict observation of COVID-appropriate protocols.
All travellers coming from outside the State on arrival should immediately report to the District Control Room (8732481972/9402728560) at CHC Jalukie.
Police check-posts at Mhainamtsi, Heningkunglwa and Peren-Maram should maintain proper records of persons entering the District along with contact details and copy of identity proof.
All commercial vehicle drivers have been directed to maintain passenger log book with contact details and follow traveller’s protocol as per SOPs. Commercial passenger vehicle drivers should not carry COVID-19 positive persons along with other passengers.
All village or ward authorities have been directed to set up Village Task Force/Ward Task Force and the responsibilities of the VTF/WTF are to identify people coming from outside the State under their respective jurisdictions and report to the District Control Room/SDTF, and ensure that persons advised for self-isolation are adhering to the COVID-safety protocol, and also assist the SDTF in whatever way possible.
Inter-state travellers tested negative not earlier than 72 hours prior to entry into the district should undergo 10-day home isolation with observation of COVID-safety protocol.
COVID positive persons should be directed for home isolation/COVID Care Centre/ COVID Hospital depending on the severity and feasibility for home isolation.
Inter-state travellers entering the district without being tested would be subjected to home isolation/paid quarantine/institutional quarantine for 10 days, and if he/she remains asymptomatic, would be released without testing.
Any person found violating the above directives would be penalised as per the provision of Section-51 to 60 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005 and Section-188 of the IPC.
(Page News Service)