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Health dept. issues directives on Covid-19

By EMN Updated: Apr 07, 2020 11:42 pm

Dimapur, April 7 (EMN): In exercise of the powers conferred by the Nagaland Epidemic Disease (Covid-19) Regulations 2020 under the Epidemic Disease Act 1897, the department of Health and Family Welfare has issued the following directives in respect of ‘Self Declaration Covid-19 Nagaland App’ in connection with home quarantine.

According to the notification, health officials should ensure while declaring any individual to put on Home Quarantine shall ensure the ‘Self Declaration Covid-19 Nagaland App’ is downloaded in the person’s mobile phone and complete the registration process.

All persons who are put under Home Quarantine shall comply with the following measures:

  1. To download the ‘Self Declaration Covid-19 Nagaland App’ in his/her mobile phone and complete the registration process and switch ‘ON’ the GPS facility of smart phone.
  2. He/ she should always keep his/her mobile phone in ‘ON’ mode with GPS enabled till he/she is released from Home Quarantine Period.
  3. Those who are not in possession of smart phone, shall seek the support of the ASHA/ANM/School Teacher or any person in possession of smart phone for Self-Declaration in case of having symptoms (Fever and Cough and/or Shortness of breath) through Community Reporting.
  4. To update the health status daily in the App, using Home Quarantine tab.
  5. To answer phone calls from the control room/surveillance team.
  6. To cooperate with the surveillance team during home visits.
  7. To strictly follow the Guideline on Home Quarantine
    Any act of non-compliance shall be deemed to have committed an offence punishable as per the provisions of the Epidemic Disease Act, 1897.
By EMN Updated: Apr 07, 2020 11:42:34 pm
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