A C-17 Globemaster aircraft of Indian Air Force landed in Dimapur Airport on Saturday afternoon carrying medical aid for Nagaland Credit: EastMojo image

Dimapur: The fourth consignment of medical equipment, purchased by the state of Nagaland, landed at the Dimapur Airport on Saturday afternoon. The mighty Boeing C-17 Globemaster aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) carried PPE kits, ventilators, masks and other essential medical equipment that are being used in the state’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Parts of the consignment procured by the Nagland government

Taking to twitter, Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio said, “ Received another load of medical equipment; purchased by the Government of #Nagaland for prevention and control of #COVID19 in the state.”

The state government’s critical medical load was on Saturday received by NSDMA advisor Kazheto Kinimi, who thanked and highly appreciated the IAF team and crew working under high-risk conditions for their continuous support in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

Nagaland hasn’t reported any cases of COVID-19 so far but the s government has been taking a lot of initiatives to prevent the dreaded virus to enter the state. The medical supplies have also been coming into the state since March 30 with the Indian Air Force being the courier for the task.

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