COVID-19 Pandemic: Pema Khandu Visits Arunachal-Assam Border, Reviews Situation

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu visited the state control room for COVID- 19 in Naharlagun


Chief Minister Pema Khandu on April 18th, 2020 visited the Banderdewa check gate at the Assam- Arunachal Pradesh border near Itanagar to review novel coronavirus (COVID-19) measures taken by the officials.

Khandu directed the officials to ensure that all point of entry is fully equipped to detect any COVID19 suspected case.

“Reviewed the facilities and met with frontline health workers and police personnel,” Khandu tweeted.

Later, the Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister also visited the state control room for COVID- 19 in Naharlagun, set up to answer public queries, monitor activities and coordinate among various agencies involved in containment measures.

The chief minister also appreciated the women personnel of the 5th IRBn who are also stitching masks for locals.

It may be mentioned, Arunachal Pradesh at present has no active COVID-19 cases. The lone patient from Lohit district has been discharged from hospital on April 17th, 2020.

Khandu on April 16th, 2020 announced immediate monetary relief of Rs 3,500 to all the Arunachali’s stranded outside the state amid the COVID-19 induced lockdown.

Photo credit: @PemaKhanduBJP