Kohima, June 28 (NE): Advisor, Tourism, Art and Culture, Khehovi Yeptho visited Zunheboto district and held a meeting with DTF and ZCMC at Deputy Commissioner’s residence on June 27, 2020.
In an interaction with the members, the Advisor appreciated the efficiency of all those who have been working selflessly for the common cause during COVID-19 pandemic. He emphasized on the importance of awareness at the village level, who could be easily misinformed of dos and don’ts, leading to catastrophic consequences, he stated. Further, he apprised the members about four numbers of ventilators to be installed at the district COVID hospital by ministry of the concerned department at the earliest. He also informed that the current SOP shall be adhered to, till further order. Encouraging the frontliners, he expressed sincerity on behalf of the government to work united at any given situations.
Chairing the meeting, deputy commissioner Peter Lichamo thanked the advisor for sparing time, reviewing the preparedness and situation at the district.
Earlier, Dy CMO, Dr. K. Akaho Sema reporting on the details, specified that, so far the district had received 428 returnees of which 107 had completed the quarantine periods, both facility and home. 287 returnees home quarantined at the moment. 499 numbers of samples tested, out of which, 344 were through Truenat machine and 165 through BSL Kohima and 16 samples results were still awaited. The three positive patients who are in district COVID hospital are asymptomatic and doing well, he reported.