Against the background of rising number of Covid-19 cases among Military and Paramilitary Forces in Mizoram

Against the background of rising number of Covid-19 cases among Military and Paramilitary Forces in Mizoram

Against the background of rising number of Covid-19 cases among Military and Paramilitary Forces in Mizoram, the Lunglei District organization, alongside 2 MLAs of the District – Pu Lawmawma Tochhawng and DR K. 

Pachhunga, brought the particular Commandants of first Assam Rifles Lunglawn Lunglei, 60 Bn BSF, Dawngzawl Serchhip, 61 Bn BSF, Zotlang Lunglei, 131 Bn BSF, Melte, Lunglei, 42 WEU(C) Indian Air Force, Pukpui Lunglei at the Lunglei DC Conference Hall yesterday for a crisis meeting. 

 The Deputy Commissioner of Lunglei Pu V.

Lalsangliana, IAS had prior given a request on fifth July, 2020, which expressed that no BSF or any paramilitary staff from outside the State will come to Lunglei or Lunglei District without the earlier endorsement of the equipped power and the information on the District organization. 

The request likewise guided Jawans to compulsorily experience clinical screening and be set under isolate according to rules spread out by the State Government. 

At the gathering yesterday, Commandants of different units were called upon to share a point by point consistence report on the previously mentioned Order, and furthermore obstacles to consistence, assuming any. 

Commandants were likewise called upon to share information on expected number of returnees, course of events of their arrival and so on. 

Commandant KS Nautiyal of 131 Bn BSF, Melte expressed that the BSF all in all expects around 800 additional jawans to come back to Mizoram inside the following 2 months. 

Of these, around 300 jawans will come back to Lunglei District. 

As the BSF doesn't have sufficient foundation for isolating this many number of jawans, he mentioned help from the District organization in allocating a Government claimed Quarantine Facility. 

In answer, Deputy Commissioner of Lunglei Pu V.Lalsangliana expressed that JNV Pukpui and Sazaikawn Multipurpose Indoor Hall will be doled out as Quarantine Facility for BSF staff. 

Commandants of first Assam Rifles Lunglawn Lunglei and 42 WEU(C) Indian Air Force, Pukpui Lunglei both detailed a normal inflow of around 30 jawans each in the following 2 months, with Quarantine being dealt with in-house by them. 

 20 more Covid-19 positive cases were recognized by the State's two research centers – ZMC Lab and Civil Hospital Lunglei Lab yesterday, taking the State's Active Case count to 149 cases. 

Of these, 118 (79.20%) are individuals from various Military and Paramilitary Forces posted in Mizoram. 

At present, Lunglei District has 18 Active Cases, every one of them being BSF jawans of various regiments. 

 Considering these disturbing measurements and proceeded with unhindered development of jawans to and from the District, the gathering yesterday collectively chose 'Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Military and Paramilitary Forces' to be carefully trailed by all Military and Paramilitary staff in the District. STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE TO BE FOLLOWED BY PARA MILITARY/MILITARY FORCES 

 1. Guidance of the Home Department, Mizoram vide Letter No.C.18018/2/2020-HM/COVID-19/P-111 Dt.

2.2020 and different guidelines gave every now and then by the Home Department and Health and Family government assistance Department, Mizoram will carefully be followed. 

 2. The concerned Commandant/Officer-in-Charge will keep the District Administration refreshed on any approaching military and para-military faculty and their relatives for which irformation ought to be given well ahead of time with the goal that any help required and achievable might be given by the District Administration. 

 3. The concerned Commandant/Officer-in-Charge will promptly insinuate the Deputy Commissioner and Chief Medical Officer about the appearance of approaching faculty and their relatives. 

 4. No approaching staff will be isolated at focuses other than those distinguished or recorded by the District Administration. 

 5. The concerned Commandant/Officer-in-Charge will liaise with Chief Medical Officer for drawing tests from isolated work force for assessment. RT-PCR test will be drawn inside 5-10 days from the date of appearance or induction into isolate focus. In the event that an individual has immediate or close contact with covid-19 constructive individual, RT-PCR test will be attracted inside 5 to 10 days from the date of contact. 

 6. Isolated work force will intently te observed by the clinical specialist of the unit. The clinical specialist will promptly report any presumed sign or side effect appeared in isolated staff to the Chief Medical Officer. 

7. Definite points of interest of isolated faculty (name, sex, age, address, portable number) will be submitted day by day in endorsed organization to the District Administration by means of email : 

 8. All people should enlist themselves on mCOVID-19 and Aarogya Setu Mobile Applications.

 9. On the expiry of 14 days, an individual might be released from the isolate focus subject to negative consequence of RT-PCR test. 

No individual should leave the isolate focus without getting Quarantine period culmination testament gave by the Medical Officer in control. 

 10. All people released ought to carefully follow self-observing for 7 days during which the accompanying focuses must be carefully agreed to: a. 

One should wear face veil, look after social/physical removing, routinely wash hands and should take most extreme consideration of one's wellbeing. b. 

One will not go out/camp/focus or will not engage any visit by pariahs. c. 

One ought to stay away from close contact with defenseless people, for example, senior residents, pregnant and lactating ladies, kids, patients of heart issues, diabetes, disease, HIV and so on. 

 11. Confined development of para military/military work force in regular citizen zones will be guaranteed. 

Development will be made distinctly under unavoidable conditions.


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