Governor Ravi stressed on the need for more BSL Labs in Nagaland

Nagaland Governor R N Ravi stressed on the need for more BSL Labs in Nagaland
(Governor, Nagaland, RN Ravi and the senior officials of the State Govt during the review meeting on COVID-19 at Raj Bhavan, Kohima)

Kohima, May 27 (NE): Hon’ble Governor of Nagaland Shri R.N. Ravi today, May 27, 2020 reviewed the preparedness of the State Government in the backdrop of recent COVID-19 positive cases reported in the State and stressed on the need for more BSL Labs in the State.

During the meeting, Governor insisted on improving the conditions of all the District Hospitals, which are also the COVID-19 Hospitals and laid emphasis on rigorous contact tracing of all those who came in contact with the COVID-19 positive patients in the last 14 days and Quarantining them either at home or institutions depending on their health symptoms.

Contact tracing and their management is the most crucial preventive protocol against spread of COVID-19, said a press release from PRO Raj Bhavan.

Governor lauded the Frontline Warriors for their dedication and selfless service to the people and exhorted the senior officials to be in touch with them and be responsive to their legitimate needs and apprehensions.

Governor further urged the people of the State to continue observing safety guidelines including social distancing, not to panic and not to stigmatise the COVID-19 patients and be compassionate to them. They are our own people who have become victims for no fault of theirs, he added.

Senior officials including Chief Secretary, Temjen Toy, Additional Chief Secretary Sentiyanger Imchen were also present at the meeting.