DOLAMARA, Mar 24: With the rise of number of people tested positive with Corona virus, 3 persons who recently returned to the state and their home from the outside have been directed for self quarantine for 14 days.
The Dolamara Police led by OC Dhrubajyoti Borah visited Ronjit Rongpi who reached home on March 21 and directed him for immediate checkup and to quarantine himself even from family members for two weeks as part of the Centre’s guidelines issued with the objective of preventing entry or spread of the dreaded virus. According to the police, the youth returned to India on January 28, 2020 from Nigeria and had stayed in Bangalore and Hyderabad before returning home.
Another two women identified as Melina Terangpi and Sunita Terangpi who also reportedly, reached home from Secunderabad have been asked to stay home for 14 days even though the two women informed the police that they had been stamped on their arms at Guwahati Railway Station after screening them. The two women has however been requested to avoid social contact as preventive measures and sought their cooperation in adhering to the guidelines.
Dolamara Police who have been taking all efforts create awareness and support strict compliance of State Government order of complete lockdown from Tuesday evening, had expressed their concerns over the inability of Dolamara PHC and Malasi State Dispensary in distribution of masks to the public. In addition to this, the Dolamara police also expressed their sadness over the lack of caution and awareness at the expected level stating that such attitude should be avoided in order to be able to prevent entry and spread of the pandemic virus which taken thousands of lives across the world.
Meanwhile, local leaders and media persons have also been involved in creating awareness and supporting local police in spreading out the message of lock down measures and other guidelines. In addition to this, publicity through public announcement has also been carried out Malasi medical staff in the area on directives issued by government and medical department.