News bulletin on May 28, 2020- Latest Nagaland news

Kohima, May 28 (NE): News bulletin from various sources and press releases by NagalandExpress on May 28, 2020 are as follows:

1. Briefing on COVID-19 on May 28 for Nagaland

Till date, a total of 1702 samples have been tested. The results of 1276 samples have been received, out of which 18 are positive. The results for 426 samples are awaited. Through the Truenat testing machines so far a total of 63 samples have been tested, out of which 59 are negative and results of 4
samples are awaited.

A total of 12,677 citizens have signed up in the nCOVID-19 Nagaland – Visitors

App since 23rd March 2020 and in the last 14 days, 2492 persons have submitted their travel self-declaration. At present 2120 persons are being digitally monitored through the App.

2. State government to install BSL-2 laboratory in Tuensang

Principle Director Health & Family Welfare, Vizolie Suokhrie replying to the grievances raised by the stakeholders in Tuensang said the government has decided to install BSL-2 laboratory after every procedures and formalities are over and at the earliest. Before that, to contain and to test the spread of virus two Truenat Beta test to district hospital, Tuensang which can do upto 40 tests a day. The PD also informed on readiness of the government to issue Jumbo oxygen cylinders, oxygen line and oxygen regeneration system which are under process. He also highlighted on the awareness and to follow the guidelines which are the only preventive measures to prevent the spread.

3. Law & Order in Nagaland Amid COVID-19

The daily report on Law & Order from the State Home Department with regard to COVID-19 lockdown as stated by the Principal Secretary, Abhijit Sinha, IAS informed that there has been 1(one) violation of the lock down as on May 27, 2020. On remedial steps taken against the violations, he also stated that 1(one) person has been bound down and fines were imposed on 265(two hundred and sixty five) vehicles and added that Rs. 50,800 (fifty thousand eight hundred) was collected on that connection. However, the report said that no law & order incidents have been reported

4. DC Dimapur informs Departments

To take precautionary measures before the onset of South west monsoon and in view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic, DC Dimapur Anoop Khinchi has requested all the technical departments maintaining community assets to send in status report of the public utilities, the performa for the periodical inspection of public utilities as issued earlier by NSDMA, Home Department.

DC further requested to undertake necessary preparedness measures/restorative works in order to reduce the risk of any eventualities and disaster in wake of monsoon 2020. The status report public utilities may be sent to the office of the Deputy Commissioner & Chairman DDMA on or before the 30th of May 30, 2020, at

5. Assam Rifles conducts various activities

Promoting Youth Empowerment:

Kiphire Battalion Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) felicitated Master Sanskar, S/o Mr Pradeep Kumar Dubey, of Loyola School, Kiphire, for securing the first position in the overall merit for Nagaland State and earning a well deserved admission into the prestigious Assam Rifles Public School, Laitkor under NEC Sponsorship Scheme.

Medical Assistance To Residents Of Ranpha Village:

Tuensang Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (North) provided medical assistance to critical patients at Ranpha border village in Wangti on May 27, 2020. Information about two middle aged woman, both in medical critical condition, was brought to the attention of a patrolling team. Accordingly, spot treatment was provided by the Nursing Assistant thus providing necessary relief to the ailing.