DIMAPUR, May 16 - Altogether 3,679 citizens of Nagaland, presently staying outside the State, have opted to stay at their respective places, Principal Secretary (Home) Abhijit Sinha said this evening.
These people have filled up requisite forms on the portal, iamstranded.nagaland.gov.in, for availing one-time assistance of Rs 10,000 from the State Government.
Sinha said that 1,314 people stranded in other North Eastern States have returned to Nagaland till Saturday.
All the returnees should register themselves on the nCOVID-19 Nagaland-Visitors app and the Aarogya Setu app. For any technical support, one may contact the toll-free helpline number, 1800-345-0019, he added.
The Principal Secretary said that out of 917 samples sent for testing from the State, results of 891 have been received till 4 pm (on Saturday) and all have tested negative. The results for the remaining 26 samples are awaited.
Besides, 25 samples were tested in TrueNat machines and all tested negative. Sinha said 3,943 people were screened on Saturday and 1,073 people are presently under facility quarantine.
Donation: The Dimapur unit of All Nagaland Private Schools� Association donated rice bags and biscuits to its member schools in and around Dimapur district on Saturday in a bid to mitigate the effects of the lockdown.
Around 300 rice bags and 100 biscuit cartons were handed over to all the seven zonal in-charges, including the Chumukedima sub-unit, by association president Andrew Ahoto Sema and other executive members.