It was set up with an aim to assist the district administration, district police, medical department and other frontline workers in the fight against the dreaded pandemic for the welfare and interest of the people
TFM Kangpokpi Representative
Following the abrupt surge of infection and fatality of COVID-19 in the district, Kangpokpi CSO COVID Task Force was constituted on Monday in a meeting held at KSO Administrative Office building in Kangpokpi DHQs adhering to strict SOPs and guidelines.
Kangpokpi CSO COVID Task Force was set up with an aim to assist the district administration, district police, medical department and other frontline workers in the fight against the dreaded pandemic for the welfare and interest of the people with the acknowledgement of the district administration.
With 16 strong members, Thangminlen Kipgen, Thangtinlen Haokip and Lhaitinneng Vaiphei were elected as chairman, secretary and jt. secretary of the task force respectively.
K. Songreng Kom (7005447978), Thangminlen Kipgen (9868320501) and S. Lienboi Vaiphei (8729901209) were entrusted as the contact point between the public and the committee or task force.
The joint meeting of the CSOs also deliberated that the task force shall oversee the preparation of the local representatives of the assembly segment, the district administration, the district police and medical department to combat the second wave in the district apart from the preparation of all villages in the district.
The task force shall also embarked on awareness campaign through various means such as social media, audio and video and bring out local COVID protocol according to the local COVID situation to be strictly adhere by the local populace.
It shall have a review meeting time to time with the district administration, district police and medical department in close coordination with the three MLAs of the district and act as a flag bearer between the district administration, medical department, police and the elected representatives for better coordination in tackling the dreaded pandemic.
The task force shall also monitored essential items supply in the district and ensure that there is no shortage of essential items and available in normal rate.
With 13 positive cases detected in the district on Monday, the active case stood at 74 while five COVID patients were cured and discharged. Among the 74 active cases, two are admitted to COVID hospital, three are admitted to CCC Leikop or Isolation Ward, sixty two are under home isolation, two were referred to CCC Imphal and five are in the isolation camp.
The cummulative death stood at 21.
Meanwhile, Kangpokpi Town entered its four day of total lockdown today which started on May 7 to be continued till May 13. All shops remained closed while loitering and venturing out of public without any emergency has been strictly restricted.
CSOs of Saikul under the aegis of Kuki Inpi Saikul Gamkai also announced total lockdown from May 12 till May 15 today. It also annouced various local COVID protocols apart from the Government SOPs and guidelines.
Anyone found opening shops during the total lockdown shall be fine a sum of Rs. 20,000/-. Any types of gathering including marriage, Church activities shall be strictly restricted until further notice.
Local residents staying outside and willing to come home shall have prior intimation with their respective village chief.
Meanwhile, as per district hospital source, almost all the available oxygen cylinder has been exhausted and need immediate refilling.