Kohima, March 30 (NE): News bulletin from various sources and press releases by NagalandExpress on March 30, 2020 are as follows:
1. COVID-19 Status report in the state on March 30, 2020
As of 6 pm, March 30 2020, the total number of people screened is 35,233 (Cumulative). Total 22 samples have been sent for testing and all the samples have tested negative. 4096 people are in quarantine and 502 have completed their quarantine period and no one has been kept in isolation.
The number of isolation beds available at the Government and privates hospitals is 173 and 8 respectively. On the number of ventilators, the Government hospitals have 25 and the private hospitals have 16. Also, the army has 8 ventilators. The number of Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) available for the health workers is 1712 and number of n95 masks is 657. The report stated that 458 Government doctors are on duty while 18 are on leave, 3074 nursing assistants are on duty while 35 are on leave. There are 133 Government ambulance services available and 19 for private ambulance services.
2. Number of Coronavirus cases rise to 1079 in India
The Number of coronavirus cases rise to 1079 in India as on Monday, March 30, 2020, 07:30 pm. Out of the total cases, 99 patients have been cured and discharged. Death toll rises to 29, says ICMR.
3. Calling Medical Fraternity, retired/ studying to volunteer in the service of the people of Nagaland.
4. Assam Rifles Assists in containing fire incident
On receipt of information about a fire incident at Botsa on March 20, 2020, Chieswema Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) mobilised a Quick Reaction Team comprising 18 personnels from Chiephobozou COB.
The incident is assumed to have occurred due to a short circuit from a loose wire in an adjoining step down transformer near EAC Complex, Botsa. Approx 500 m x 500 m stretch of forest cover was burnt but the timely response from troops of Assam Rifles averted any eventuality and the forest fire from spreading further.
Despite the fear of the pandemic gripping the nation and the lockdown in the country, the prompt action by the troops of Assam Rifles is a clear testimony of the steely resolve of the force being people friendly. The same was appreciated by the locals of the village and they thanked the troops.
5. LBCA contribute one lakh rupees to District Administration
Executive Secretary, Lotha Baptist Churches Association (LBCA), Vankhosung Rev.Nyanchumo Lotha handing over an amount of Rs.One Lakh to the Deputy Commissioner, Wokha, Orenthung Lotha as a contribution towards the fight against the spread of Corona Virus (COVID-19) on March 30, 2020.
6. WTBC contributes 5 lakh rupees to the District Task Force
Wokha Town Baptist Church today contributed a sum of 5 lakh rupees to the District Task Force on nCOVID-19 Wokha to fight against the pandemic. Rev. Thungrio Khuvung Pastor WTBC, handed the money to the district administration. While, Lotha Baptist Churches Association Vankhosung Mission Centre, led by Rev. Nyanchumo Lotha also contributed a sum of One lakh to the DTF. The district administration thanked the Churches for their generous contribution towards the fight against the spread of Covid-19 in the district.
7. The frontline heros did it again; Deputy CM Y Patton.
Extremely grateful to Shri T.John Longkumer, DGP, President & General Secy of IPS Association, President of NPS Association, and everyone else who contributed towards the Rs 25 lakhs donation to CM Relief Fund. No words can suffice my gratitude, tweeted Deputy CM Y Patton, today, March 30, 2020.
I am grateful not only for their reverential service but also for their generosity & magnanimity in this testing time, CM Neiphiu Rio tweets.