Kohima, March 29 (NE): News bulletin from various sources and press releases by NagalandExpress on March 29, 2020 are as follows:
1. CM Neiphiu Rio updates on money sanctioned to combat Covid-19
Status update on money sanctioned by the Government of Nagaland with regard to combating Covid 19 as of today, March 29, 2020.
2. Number of Coronavirus cases rise to 979 in India
The Number of coronavirus cases rise to 979 in India as on Sunday, March 29, 2020, 07:30 pm. Out of the total cases, 95 patients have been cured and discharged. Death toll rises to 27, says ICMR.
3. Principal Director H&FW, reviews preparedness of Designated Covid19 Hospital in Dimapur
Principal Director, Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Vizolie Z Suokhrie reviews preparedness of Designated Covid19 Hospital in Dimapur today, March 29, 2020.
4. Minister for Rural Development, Government of Nagaland
Metsubo Jamir, Minister for Rural Development, Government of Nagaland donates, over 5000 masks, 5000 hand gloves and some hand sanitizers to members of the administration of Mokokchung district today, March 29, 2020. This is towards the goal of preparing ourselves to combat Covid-19, said a notification from the Minister.
5. Ventilators installed at Designated Covid19 Chedema, for Kohima district.
6. Vivekananda Welfare Foundation (VWF), Dimapur informs
In a senario where the entire country is fighting against Covid-19 and battling against economic slowdown, hunger and unemployment, VWF, a registered NGO based at Dimapur through a press release on March Twenty Nine said that it also came forward to lend a helping hand towards the neglected masses and distributed food to the living Narayanas (Living God) today, March 29 strictly maintaining social distancing and following the guidelines of the government.
VWF is committed to stand by the citizens of Dimapur during such a crisis and will provide meals to the needy till April 15, 2020. It is preparing for an appropriate distribution plan for the upcoming days for the smooth functioning of the distribution process keeping in mind the key importance of social distancing.
VWF appeals to all the other organsations and individuals to extend their help in whichever way possible.