Kohima, May 29 (NE): News bulletin from various sources and press releases by NagalandExpress on May 29, 2020 are as follows:
1. COVID-19 status in Nagaland on May 29
The Principal Secretary, home Abhijit Sinha, while briefing on COVID-19 said, till date a total of 1934 samples have been tested. Results of 1371 samples have been received out of which 25 are positive as mentioned above. Results for 563 samples are awaited. A total of 3526 persons are presently under Facility Quarantine.
Through the Truenat testing machines so far a total of 63 samples have been tested and all are negative.
2. DC Peren notifies on Quarantine Centre Requisition
DC Peren, Sentiwapang Aier has notified that in view of the large number of persons returning to Peren District from other states and in compliance with the State government directive of mandatory 14 (fourteen) days of Institutional Quarantine for all inter-state stranded returnees vide Order No.CSO/GAB-1/COM/GEN-1/2020 dated Kohima, the 18th May, 2020, all facilities of Tourism Department, Inter State Bus Terminal Building and Rani Gaidinliu Memorial Hall at HQ site has been requisitioned for utilisation as Quarantine Centre. It may be reiterated that failure to comply with the requisition is punishable under Sec. 57 of the said Act.
3. Report on COVID-19 Lockdown
As of May 29, 2020, no violation of the lockdown was reported in the State. While issuing the report on Law & Order and facilitation of essential Goods & Services, the Principal Secretary, Home, Abhijit Sinha informed that 150(One Hundred and Fifty) vehicles were challaned under various sections of the MV Act and an amount of Rs. 30,050/- was collected as fine.
4. Disciplinary proceedings to be initiated; CS Temjen Toy
With reports that heads of many district offices are yet to report for duties in the respective District Headquarters, Chief Secretary, Temjen Toy, IAS, on May 29, directed all Deputy Commissioners to report the names and designation and other details of officers who are not present in their respective district headquarters.
Chief Secretary stated that this is unacceptable amounting to wilful disobedience of government orders and disciplinary proceedings will be initiated against them.