Imphal, May 6
109 BN CRPF under the aegis of IGP Manipur and Nagaland sector conducted a civic action programme yesterday at Pillow Library Mongsangei Mayei, Leikei village area. In this programme Infrared forehead thermometer have been distributed to Village/Club Presidents of Mongsangei, Mayai,Leikei, for checking body temperature and screening of village as preventive measure against COVID-19. This programme was conducted to provide assistance to citizens and to spread awareness about preventive measures against COVID-19.
During the program Dr. Bidhya Laxmi, Medical Officer of 109 Bn have been informed villagers that Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome corona virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Village/Club Presidents have been briefed about the utility and functionality of infrared forehead thermometer. They have been further advised to wear protective face masks, to keep themselves safe since asymptomatic cases are also there, wash hands by use of soap and maintain utmost hygiene in their day to day affairs. They should seek immediate medical help in case they feel unwell from nearby PHC Hospital.
Narayan Balai, 2IC (Officiating Commandant 109 BN) informed that in view of prevailing emergency in the country due to COVID-19, people should take all preventive measures and observe complete lock down and follow all instructions issued by the Government as well as local administration. Vinod Sawant, Deputy Commandant, Inspector Sukhbir Singh and Jawans of 109 BN have conducted the programme maintaining social distancing and other precautions of COVID-19. Mr. A. K. Singh, Chief Advisor, Mongsangei Kanba Apunba LUP, Mr. Surender Singh, President of Sun Club, appreciated the efforts of 109 Bn CRPF in providing infrared thermometer to the needy.