Dimapur, August 25: The Shamator Task Force for COVID-19 under Tuensang District held a consultative meeting on August 25 at Cultural Hall with volunteers, resource centre in-charge, media cell, medical team, NGOs and 11 wards chairmen. The objective of the meeting was to acclimatize the frontline workers and public with new agenda to fight the pandemic.
ADC & chairman for TF, Lankonsen Tsanglao spoke on the decision to dispense with a resource centre for the time being, and the formation of a new committee. Every ward will have a committee comprising of 5 members to supervise home quarantine. Shamator has at least 50 plus people under home quarantine at present.
ADC said the past few months had been a daunting months looking after the returnees, and he thanked all frontliners for successfully rendering their services. The two quarantined centers may remain functional for any emergencies. A provision for Truenat at Shamator CHC is also being initiated with the higher authority and expecting for positive response, he said.
Kiuji, YTC member, while appreciating the administration and frontliners for their efforts, said rumours of COVID-19 positive case in Shamator has been circulated and appealed to the public to refrain from such rumours.
Yanhokiu, member of, appreciated the villagers for setting up village quarantined centres. He also thanked the resource centre, cook incharge, women groups, churches, volunteers, media cells, IPR department, drivers and all those who contributed financially towards the covid19 welfare.
EAC Shamator also urged all to refrain from social stigmatization and decriminalization against the frontliners or patients but instead foster love and support.
Tsurito, YTC member, said that due to network problems students are availing public ground for proper network connectivity.
The ADC informed that trial-based visitation of bank for customers will be done on roster by September. He reiterated that the fight against COVID-19 is still going on, and appealed all to extend their support by wearing mask, maintain social distancing and stay home unless it is necessary. (Page News Service)