Police, AR drive out workers from Myanmar

    24-Mar-2020
Our Correspondent
MOREH, Mar 24: At a time when the deadly coronavirus COVID-19 has claimed the lives of over  17,000 people worldwide, workers from Myanmar were found working at Kwatha Khunou and Moulphai Village, which is located between Border Pillars 81 and 82.
The workers from the neighbouring country, which has reported two COVID-19 cases as of now, were drove away from the villages by a team of Tengnoupal police and 20 Assam Rifles.
The villagers were advised to not allow entry of foreign Nationals, apart from giving awareness on COVID-19 by the combined team.
On the other, a team of Primary Health Centre Moreh led by MO in-charge Kh Santikumar took out a publicity campaign in 15 villages of Moreh Block namely H Mongjang,  B Bongjang, Chatong, K Zalenmoul, T Zamunnom, S Khudengthabi, New Mongjang, Chikim, M Chahnou, Yangoutubi, Yangoupokpi, Govajang, Chavangphai, S Moljol and Moreh Bazar to contain the spread of COVID-19.
It is also reported that  Moreh town wore a deserted look, following the lockdown imposed by the State Government.