Kohima, May 11 (NE): News bulletin from various sources and press releases by NagalandExpress on May 11, 2020 are as follows:
1. Briefing on COVID-19 on May 11, 2020 for nagaland
Today, a total of 875 samples have been sent for testing from the State. The results of 848 samples have been received and all have been tested negative. The results for the remaining 27 samples are awaited.
2. DC Kohima informs on regulations of shops
Gregory Thejawelie NCS, Deputy Commissioner Kohima has informed that in partial modification of the office order dated May 05, 2020, the following revised directives are to be strictly followed with immediate effect till further orders.
-Shops listed in Annexure-II of this office order dated May 05, 2020, which were directed to open on roster basis may remain open during permitted hours (7:00 AM to 2:00 PM) on all market days (i.e. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday).
-Front shops of Market Complexes on the road level selling goods are permitted to remain open during permitted hours (7:00 AM to 2:00 PM) on all market days (i.e. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday).
3. Assam rifles clears landslide on Lephori-Kanjang road
Phek Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) took the initiative of clearing the landslide on Lephori-Kanjang road on May 10, 2020. Various spots between Lephori village and Kanjang village were blocked by landslide due to the heavy rainfall. The road being the only medium for movement of vehicles from Lephori to Kanjang village was cleared in order to ensure hassle free induction of ration and medical supplies during the present lockdown.
4. Relocation exercise of stranded people in Kohima day 5 report
On May 11, 2020, the fifth day of the transportation exercise, altogether 33 buses carrying 956 stranded persons departed from Kohima to various districts in the State. Out of the 33 buses, 13 buses went to Mon, 11 to Tuensang and 9 to Kiphire.
The Kohima District Administration have so far facilitated the relocation of 3661 stranded people to their home districts and states in five days and have dispatched a total of 125 buses from Kohima to various districts and neighbouring States.
5. Three persons violates lockdown & curfew orders in the state, on May 10, 2020
State Emergency Operation Centre Control room COVID-19, Government of Nagaland, Home Department has issued the report on Law & Order across the state as on May 10, 2020 where the Principal Secretary Home, Abhijit Sinha stated that 3 (three) persons violated the lock down process and curfew orders.
The report stated that shops for food grains and groceries, Milk and Medicine were opened in all the districts except Mokokchung, Longleng and Wokha. There was no restriction on movement of essential service providers like electricity, telecom facilities, medical facilities, etc. and personnel/workers in manufacturing units and commercial vehicles for distribution of essential commodities and e-commerce.
Suitable arrangements have been made for providing food & shelter to migrant workers affected by the COVID-19 restrictions. 4 (four) active relief camps where 61 (Sixty one) migrant labourers are housed and from 4 (four) food camps more than 501 (Five hundred and one) daily wagers/needy migrant Workers are provided with food and dry rations.
6. Voluntary blood donation camp held at Dimapur
Voluntary blood donation camp was organized by Seva Bharati, on May 10, 2020, Nagaland with Hindu Jagran Manch at District Hospital, Dimapur.
In Total, 14 (fourteen) units of different blood groups were taken.
“We kept 4 donors who has A-ve blood group as reserve, as this group is relatively rare to get during emergency.” – unquote.