COVID-19 in arunachal pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh governor Brig (Retd) BD Mishra: File image

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) BD Mishra on Monday reiterated his emphasis on strict adherence to Covid appropriate behaviour to combat the threat of Covid-19 in the state.

“It is the duty of every citizen to follow the advisory issued by the state government, district administration and health department to face the onslaught of the Covid-19. With public cooperation and concerted effort, we will overcome this pandemic,” Mishra said.

The Governor said this while interacting with health minister Alo Libang who called on him at Raj Bhawan here.

Matters related to the Covid-19 situation in the state and other issues of the health department were discussed in the meeting.

The Governor advised the health minister to focus on vaccination, particularly in the Itanagar Capital Region where the maximum number of Covid positive cases is reported daily. Mishra at the same time also asked the minister to ensure that the people in every nook and corner of the state are vaccinated at the earliest.

The Governor also enquired about Covid treatment centres and quarantine facilities and assured the minister of his contribution wherever required.

Matters regarding the revamping of the Regional Mental Hospital in Midpu and expediting the approval of the Union government for the sanction and construction of the Artificial Limb Manufacturing Centre in the state were also discussed.

Earlier, Libang briefed the governor about the challenging Covid-19 scenario in the state.

He also highlighted the initiatives taken by the state government.

The minister assured the Governor to inspect the Regional Mental Hospital at the earliest and take up the case of the Artificial Limb Manufacturing Centre with the Central government.

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