Kohima, June 03 (NE): The urgently needed quarantine centre at IG Stadium, Kohima has been prepared with a capacity to occupy around 470 people to be operational from June 04, 2020.
The Multipurpose hall and badminton court at IG stadium has been converted into a temporary quarantine centre since May 27, 2020 for renovation and transformation of the structure to a comfortable dormitory for the returnees.
The quarantine centre has been divided into cubicles which will be able to accommodate a total of 470 people approximately. The centre has been provided with proper lavatories as well as electrification and running water for the easement of the returnees, said a DIPR report.
Different departments set up under various committees have been in action and sacrificing as front liners since the pandemic began. Officers from various levels has walked out of their comfort zone working tirelessly under different circumstances due to shortage of workforce to handle the large number of returnees.
The District Task Force will take the charges for maintenance and streamline the returnees from different states at the quarantine centre. It is also to be noted that the government will be providing food free of cost including all the basic essentials.
It is also mentioned that different Churches will volunteer to manage the ‘Common Kitchen’ to help cater to the needs.