Mangan, May 04 (IPR): A coordination meeting was held at the Conference hall, to review the situation of COVID 19 at Mangan headquarters, today.
The meeting was chaired by DC (North) Shri. Tenzing .T. Kaleon in the presence of Additional Political Secretary to HCM (North) Shri .Tshering Wangyal Bhutia, SP (North) Smt. Ongmu Bhutia, CMO( North) Shri. Tempo .T. Kaleon and HODs from various line departments.
DC (North) briefed the gathering about the current scenario of COVID 19 and the preparedness in handling the pandemic by the District Administration. He said that 9 beds are available for Covid patients in North District Hospital and in case of rise in the North District, Zilla Bhawan Mangan has been made into a Covid care centre. There are 60-70 beds available at Zilla Bhawan. DPO(Zilla) has been appointed in charge of Zilla Bhawan covid care centre.
Transit guest house will be the another covid care centre and DFO(North) will be the in charge. Forest guest house will be the care centre for Dzongu area if and when required. All primary health centres are made isolation centre. Phodong Secondary School and Chungthang guest house will be another covid care centre for their respective areas.
Singhik Secondary school hostel and Mangan Senior Secondary School Auditorium will be paid quarantine centres. At present, 85 beds for Covid patients are available in the District. All the SDMs and BDOs have been instructed to monitor for covid cases.
All the Government Officers and Employees have been directed to be available and on duty in case of any emergency regarding COVID 19. PHE Department has been assigned to take care of water supply for the care centres and for Quarantine centres. Lastly, he added that North District Administration will start a helpline number for any enquiry.
CMO (North) briefed about the COVID19 cases in North District. The total number of positive cases in North District is 90, total number of active cases is 59, home isolation is 42. Currently there are 10 covid patients in the District Hospital Mangan (DHM) and 7 from the district have been referred and admitted at STNM/CRH. There are 163 under home quarantine.There are 2 ICUs and 5 ventilators available in the district, he informed, based on the data and figures from 01.01.2021 till 03.05.2021.
SP(North) urged every government officer and public to avoid unnecessary use of vehicles in North District, unless for emergency reasons. She also requested everyone to follow the new guidelines notified by the state government. Police Department will also conduct miking in various areas of the district for awareness of new SOPs notified by the State government, she said.
Additional Political Secretary to HCM (North) suggested that Lall bazar vendors could operate on alternate days, to avoid rush and to prevent Community spread.
COVID 19 protocols and SOPs were maintained during the meeting.