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Wokha DTF to conduct random Covid-19 tests in critical areas

Nagaland News

Dimapur, May 7: The Wokha District Task Force for COVID-19 held a review meeting on May 7 at Deputy Commissioner Conference Hall. ADC, Wokha Lankonsen Tsanglao chaired the meeting.

Reviewing the last meeting, ADC informed the members that War Room for COVID-19 at the district is fully functional, where he urged the department concerned to give daily reports of their activities for uploading in the State portal. He also informed that as a measure to ensure adequate caution and social distancing, the Wokha Town Council will very shortly come up with an order for opening and closure of shops on alternative days as preventive measure of surge of COVID-19 in the district.
Chief Medical Officer, Wokha, Dr.C.W. Tungoe while briefing the members on COVID scenario in the district informed that, so far 14903 persons are vaccinated including frontline workers, health care workers and citizens above 45 & 60 years of age are vaccinated out of the 20780 vaccine received. CMO added that so far the district has recorded 1667 returnees, a total of 10434 screened, 47 under home quarantine, three persons under COVID Care Centre, 43 confirmed cases, six active cases, recovered 37, death (one) and 10 persons migrated.

As suggested by MLA Dr. Chumben Murry, the meeting also decided to conduct random testing in areas which are critical and setting up of testing centers at Bhandari and Sanis. Murry also requested the Wokha DTF to sensitize the Village functionaries and colonies chairman to take up preventive steps in the fight against this pandemic. (Page News Service)