Rio launches Covid-19 self-declaration app
Kohima, March 28 (EMN): Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Saturday launched the ‘Self Declaration Covid-19 Nagaland App’ to track and keep surveillance of high-risk cases.
“This app is mandatory for any person who entered Nagaland after March 6, 2020 even if they have called the state/district helpline. This is crucial for tracking and surveillance of high-risk cases,” he tweeted after the launch.
Meanwhile, the principal director of Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Vizolie Z Suokhrie issued instructions on the use of the app.
“In exercise of the powers conferred by the Nagaland Epidemic Disease (Covid-19) Regulations, 2020 under the Epidemic Disease Act 1897, it is mandatory for any person who had entered Nagaland state after March 6 to use the Self Declaration Covid-19 Nagaland app,” he stated.
The app is stated to be crucial for tracking and surveying high-risk cases for preventing its spread in the community. It added that for the person’s safety, all details must be filled correctly.
For installing the software, one has to open the browser in phone (Android) and type the URL – https://nagalandhealthproject.org; IOS users can you the link— https://www.nagalandhealthproject.org/covid/login-user.php.
Click the menu button and select nCovid-19 App option; download the app in the mobile device; go to download option of browser or click to downloaded notification in the device.
On downloading and installing the app, a person must sign up first using a registered mobile number to generate One Time Password (OTP).
Once registered, a person is instructed to fill up all the details under visitor checklist and submit. Meanwhile it is to be noted that ‘fields with asterisk sign (*) are mandatory’.
It was also stated that family members can help the old and other members who are not well-versed in using smart phones/app. “You will need to sign up individually for all members using their respective phone numbers,” it stated.
While filling up or using the app, in case a person face any technical difficulty, one may call the following numbers for further instruction and assistance at: 9774656952/8794944850 or to the state helpline: 7005415243/9856071745/7005536953.