Kohima DTF discusses disposal of personal protective equipment
Dimapur, June 29 (EMN): The Kohima District Task Force (DTF) discussed issues related to safety protocols, including disposal of personal protective equipment (PPE) at its meeting held at Deputy Commissioner’s Office chamber on July 29 under the chairmanship of Kohima DC and DTF chairman, Gregory Thejawelie.
According to an update from DIPR, various Covid-related issues, activities, safety protocols and measures undertaken at different locations were taken up at the meeting.
“On the issue of burning the used PPE and waste disposal at NHAK, the DTF decided that KMC will arrange transportation for collection of waste and pit for disposal at the KMC dumping site Dzürüzou, Meriema provided that NHAK to arrange trained manpower to be put in place to handle the disposal,” the update read.
“On the same issue at Oki Hotel, the meeting decided that the same protocol as of the NHAK can be followed,” it added.
In regard to BRTF leave returnees to the district as requested by their Commander, the DTF decided to accommodate the returnees as and when their designated quarantine centre is fully been occupied, the DIPR update said.
The chairman of Kohima DTF also conveyed the decision of Cabinet meeting in regard to extension of lockdown till July 15 in the state and further informed that the present lockdown measures in the district will continue.
CMO Dr. Vezokholu informed the house that medical team stationed inside the containment zone at Upper PWD has till date covered 97 houses by obtaining all the necessary safety protocols for the safety of the people in the colony. The house also recommended the release of returnees from Kohima, Zunheboto, Mokokchung, Phek, Tuensang, Wokha, Kiphire and Longleng, and from paid quarantine hotel to Chief Secretary for further approval.