Nagaland Govt imposes total lockdown in the state till May 31
A COVID review meeting was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, wherein several decisions were taken by the government for COVID management.
Nagaland Government on Wednesday imposed a total lockdown in the state with existing conditions till May 31, amid the surge in COVID infections.
A COVID review meeting was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, wherein several decisions were taken by the government for COVID management in the state.
In addition to the lockdown, schools in the state shall be allowed to resume online class on completion of summer break from May 24 2021, as per the SOPs laid by the Education Department.
The government has also decided to set up a centralised depot for oxygen cylinders at Chumukedima Police Complex for efficient distribution and to minimise the turnaround time for refilling the cylinders.
To check the spread of the virus, it was also decided to put up a system of community surveillance through ASHA workers, NSRLM and other volunteers.
Furthermore, the government has also recruited 56 doctors to engage the professionals for COVID relief temporarily.
(Edited by Shankar Kumar Turha)
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