The Nagaland government has directed the government offices and schools to provide hand sanitizers in view of the spread of coronavirus.
In a circular, Chief Secretary Temjen Toy asked all government offices and schools, including private educational institutions, to provide hand sanitizers in all biometric device stations for hand sanitisation before and after use of the devices, with immediate effect.
The Chief Secretary also directed the departments to ensure the availability of personal protective equipment like N-95 masks and thermal scanners.
The education department directed the schools to sensitise students and teachers on precaution and preparedness.
The educational institutes also have been asked to display information on the dos and donts as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus.
As per information, 42 persons arriving in Nagaland from China and other countries, affected by the outbreak of novel coronavirus, are being monitored by medical teams. On the other hand, seven of them have been kept in isolation at their homes.
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