Kohima ADC informed that the offices were sealed after positive cases of COVID-19 were detected from the offices
Kohima: The office of Nagaland chief secretary at the Nagaland civil secretariat has been sealed by the Kohima administration after one positive case of COVID-19 was detected.
The additional deputy commissioner (ADC) of Kohima, Lithrongla Tongpi Rutsa, through a letter to the principal secretary Home said that in view of the detection of a COVID-19 positive person, the chief secretary's office at the Nagaland civil secretariat in Kohima has been sealed for 48 hours.
Through the same letter, it informed that the Directorate of Under Developed Areas (DUDA) has also been sealed for 48 hours with effect from August 16. The notice was made as per the SOP on preventive measures to contain the Spread of COVID-19 in offices issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Directorate General of Health Services (EMR Division), Government of India.
In a separate notification, the ADC notified that the Office of the IGP (INT), Nagaland, Kohima is sealed for 48 hours with effect from Sunday.
Fumigation and disinfection of the sealed Office premises has been initiated following all health safety measures and SOPs of the Government and the proposed sealed areas has been mapped and cordoned off.
It advised the public and all concerned to follow all safety precautions of wearing masks all the time, frequently washing hands and maintain-social/physical distances to ensure public hygiene and personal safety within the proximity of the sealed Area.
On Sunday, 54 new cases of COVID-19 has been reported of which 26 are from Kohima, 21 from Dimapur and seven are from Zunheboto. As per the sector wise classification of cases, 13 are from the armed forces --seven from Zunheboto and six from Kohima; 31 are through traced contacts—18 from Kohima and 13 from Dimapur; seven are returnees—five from Kohima and two from Dimapur; and three are frontline workers from Kohima
Overall, 1481 cases are from the armed forces, 1168 are returnees, 476 are traced contacts, 215 are frontline workers and 54 others, including cases related to NLA, Raj Bhavan and patients excluding returnees.