Covid second wave cases a meeting with PRI leaders

Tawang: 20th April 2021:Due to surge in Covid second wave cases a meeting with PRI leaders, Representatives from NGos, Army Para military forces and other concern department heads was conducted in the conference hall of DC office Tawang this morning. The meeting was chaired by Honble MLA Tawang Shri Tsering Tashi, Speaking to the members present Shri Tsering Tashi, expressed his gratitude to the District Administration headed by DC for their sincere and dedicated service during lock downs last time and he also conveyed his gratitude to all the person and NGOs who supported the Administration and Government in containing COVID first wave. But we have became little careless since November last, we shouldn’t forget that danger of COVID-19 is yet to be over, taking reference from various sources he said that second wave of COVID-19 is more infectious and we should be very careful. He further said that we should increase our awareness activities informing our public to use face masks regularly, maintain social distancing, and minimize social gatherings. We should encourage all to come forward and take vaccinations those who are eligible for it. We have to strictly follow and implement the SOPs being issued by Government from time to time till we succeed in stopping the chain of COVID infection he added.

            Expressing his concern for the drivers carrying essential commodities and problems faced by them during lockdowns last year ZPC Tawang Shri Leki Gombu said that in case of such situation we need to take care of these drivers, because they don’t get food for days due to shut down of all the line hotels, they are also frontline workers. He further requested the GREF authorities to strictly monitor the movement of their personnel and follow SOPs.

            While DC Tawang Shri Sang Phuntsok, informed that as per government notification received all the people coming from outside shall have to compulsorily go through RAT testing at Point of entry. This time all the services like COVID care, and transportation etc are to be paid by the person availing these services. All kind of gatherings having more than 50 persons are restricted and he further instructed DDMO to activate all the Incident commanders and District control room.

            Earlier DMO Tawang Dr. Wangdi Lama shared his information about second wave of COVID-19 with  the house. Representatives of GREF, and other NGOs also kept their views and suggestions in the meeting.