Kohima: As COVID-19 circumstances in Nagaland proceed to extend, church buildings within the state have come out to assist the state authorities within the battle in opposition to COVID-19 in numerous methods. On Tuesday, the Catholic Church in Sechü Zubza offered its faculty to the District Activity Drive as COVID-19 care centre (CCC).
The District Public Relation Officer (DPRO) knowledgeable that Fr Nellisseril Joseph, Rector and Parish Priest of St Maria Goretti Church, Sechu Zubza, has “unconditionally supplied” the Don Bosco College in Zubza to the Kohima District Activity Drive (DTF) for establishing of CCC for the folks of Sechu Zubza sub-division.
The provide was made to the DTF Kohima via the SDO (C) Sechu Zubza, Tiayanger Jamir within the presence of Medical Officer Sechu Zubza, village authorities of Sechu Zubza and NGOs.
The varsity constructing can accommodate 40 beds — 20 for males and 20 for girls — together with in-house services for docs and nurses round the clock.
The SDO(C) expressed gratitude to the Catholics for his or her service in direction of humanity not solely in regular occasions but additionally amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Establishing of CCCs within the rural areas is contemplated by the Authorities within the worst-case state of affairs.
The officer knowledgeable that the federal government highschool in Zubza will probably be transformed as a quarantine facility for healthcare staff and frontline staff sooner or later of time. He appealed to all folks of Western Angami areas to return collectively in prayer in addition to in deeds to collectively struggle the illness as accountable residents.
Village authorities and NGOs of Sechu Zubza expressed their gratitude to the Parish Priest.
Lately, the Dimapur Christian Fellowship, Darogapathar additionally offered its church for use as a Quarantine facility for frontline staff, in addition to providing to offer meals and different necessities.