Dimapur, April 13: Tuensang District Task Force for COVID 19 held a meeting at DC’s conference hall on April 12. The meeting was chaired by DC and Chairman of DTF, Kumar Ramnikant.
The members discussed reviving the check gate at 3rd NAP check post to collect the travel history and bio data for contact tracing purposes. The members also agreed to go for a massive awareness drive about COVID-appropriate behaviours to contain the pandemic; tribal leaders, ward leaders and COC-I were given responsibility for the same.
The house also discussed on COVID vaccination drive, where all the PHC and CHC are to be activated for the same purpose and also decided to host a vaccination Mela at Tuensang town hall on April 13 and 14.
Also, the Wokha District Task Force on COVID-19 held a meeting on April 9 at DC’s conference hall. The meeting was chaired by Deputy Commissioner & Chairman DTF, Orenthung Lotha.
The DC stated that the district needs reinforcement, screening and registration of people coming to the district from outside the State and to conduct screening and testing for COVID-19 on all shopkeepers and businessmen.
Chief Medical Officer, Wokha, Dr. CW Tungoe informed that COVID-19 testing for students pursuing studies outside the State is going on. He appealed to the district administration and village council leaders to co-ordinate during surveillance of suspected COVID-19 positive cases.
The DTF members decided that screening and registration for person entering the district will be done at Tiyi hall. Rest house will be converted into institutional quarantine, where inmates of quarantine centre are to arrange their own transportation, and COVID care centre at District Hospital will cater to positive cases.
The DTF members agreed that the latest SOP should be strictly enforced.
(Page News Service)