Nagaland

9th NAP(IR) Bn. HQ. under Peren district sealed after detection of 133 COVID positive cases

9th NAP(IR) Bn. HQ. under Peren district sealed after detection of 133 COVID positive cases

Peren, November 16 (NEx): In view of the detection of 133 COVID positive cases the Extra Assistant Commissioner, Jalukie, C. Wangan, NCS, has ordered the sealing of 9th NAP (IR) Bn. HQ. Saijang under Ahthibung Sub-Division in Peren district for 48 hours from today, November 16, 2020.

The EAC in an order issued today stated that in view of the detection of 133 COVID positive cases and in order to take preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 as per the SOP issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Directorate of General of Health Service (EMR) Division, Government of India, June 04, 2020, the 9th NAP (IR) Bn. HQ. Saijang under Ahthibung Sub-Division is hereby sealed for 48 hours with effect from November 16, 2020.

All movement of person/vehicle in the sealed area is strictly restricted/prohibited and under active surveillance with effect from the date of sealing, stated the order.

Any person violating the order will be liable to be prosecuted as per the provisions of Section 51 and 60 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005 besides legal action under Section 188 of the IPC, the EAC warned.

Further, the EAC advised all the public and concerned to follow all safety precaution of wearing masks at all times, frequently washing of hands and maintain social distancing to ensure public safety.