Kohima, March 27 (NE): News bulletin from various sources and press releases by NagalandExpress on March 27, 2020 are as follows:
1. Minister S Pangnyu Phom review the district level preparedness to combat Covid-19
Minister for Health and Family Welfare, S Pangnyu Phom held a Video Conferencing with the Chief Medical Officers and Medical Superintendents of all the Districts to review the preparedness against COVID-19 pandemic in the State. He assured the commitment of the Department to address the problems and assist any needs based on priority to fight the pandemic.
2. Number of Coronavirus cases rise to 724 in India
The Number of coronavirus cases rise to 724 in India as on Friday, March 27, 2020, 06:00 pm. Out of the total cases, 66 patients have been cured and discharged. Death toll rises to 17, says ICMR.
3. Kohima Ao Baptist Church donates to combat Covid-19
The Kohima Ao Baptist Church in a letter addressed to the Chief Secretary Temjen Toy IAS has stated that they will be donating Rs. 3 Lakhs to the Government of Nagaland for procuring more Personal Protective Equipments for better protection of the mainline workers.
Besides the monetary donation, the Church expressed its heartfelt prayer for God to intervene and aid all the mainline workers who are putting their lives at risk for the safety and healing of the citizens.
4. Nagaland Chief Minister Relief Fund to combat Covid-19:
Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, today, March 27, appealed to all to donate to the Chief Minister Relief Fund for Covid19.
Donate to CM Relief Fund:
– To Bank Account via online transfer / UPI / Cheque, etc
AC/No. 10530527879, IFSC : SBIN0000214
State Bank of India, Kohima Branch
PAN Card No. of Chief Minister’s Relief Fund : AAAGC2036D
For more details and payment options, Visit:
5. 24×7 Nagaland State Level Control Room during COVID-19 lockdown
The 24×7 State Level Control Room during COVID-19 lockdown was functioning since March 25, 2020 and to contact the numbers 0370-2291122 and 0370-2291120 for any grievance being faced with regard to availability of essential commodities, goods and services, transport as well as any other issue arising due to the lockdown. On health related matters concerning COVID-19, the control room numbers of Health & Family Welfare Department, Government of Nagaland 7099435243 or 9856071745 or 7005539653 or the National Toll Free Number 1075, may be contacted.