CM Rio: Govt is working hard to ensure preparedness to fight Covid-19

Kohima, April 01 (NE): Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio took to tweeted to assure the people of Nagaland that the Government is working hard to ensure that we are prepared in our fight against COVID19 in Nagaland.

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The Chief Minister of Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio accompanied by his cabinet colleagues, Minister of Health & Family Welfare, S. Pangnyu Phom and Minister, Planning and Coordination, Land Revenue, Neiba Kronu, visited the Quarantine Centre at Meriema and Covid-19 Hospital at NHAK on April 01, 2020 to review the preparedness for management and containment of COVID-19, said a notification from DIPR.

(CM Neiphiu Rio interacting with the medical teams at Meriema quarantine centre | Photo: DIPR)

At Meriema quarantine facility, he encouraged the Health personnel to intensify their effort on the preparedness and to be very careful in managing such pandemic especially in cities like Kohima and Dimapur. He reminded the officials in-charge to look into the welfare of the working personnel at the health facility and emphasized on maintaining a cleaner environment in and around the facility by painting the walls, planting trees, etc. which will improve the neighbourhood in the future.

At NHAK, the Chief Minister stressed on cleanliness and maintenance of good drainage system at the hospital premises and reminded Department to put forward proposals for any requirement towards improving the health system at NHAK. He appreciated the doctors on their hard work towards their service to mankind.