Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio launching the ‘SELF DECLARATION COVID-19 Nagaland App’ of the Department of Health and Family Welfare in Kohima on March 28. (DIPR Photo)
The app is available for both Andriod and IOS users
Kohima, March 28 (MExN): Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio launched the official app of the Department of Health and Family Welfare called the ‘SELF DECLARATION COVID-19 Nagaland App’ at his residential office, Kohima on March 28.
The launching is a crucial further step taken by the Health Department to tackle the threat posed by the growing pandemic of COVID -19 and would be crucial in tracking and surveillance of high-risk cases thus preventing spread in the community, a DIPR report informed.
The app aim to track registered individuals using their phone’s GPS to track and offer alert notification specific to user location and the department will track the users and keep a close surveillance through the app in order to curb the community spread, it said.
‘SELF DECLARATION APP’ is compulsorily for any person who has entered the State of Nagaland March 6 this year, it added.
Students or travellers must register in the app immediately even if one had called the state or district helpline and registered earlier, and non-compliance is a punishable offence under Epidemic disease act 1897, it added.
The department further added that the android users can download the nCOVID-19 App from the app store from https://naKalandhealthproiect.on and IOS users can use the link https://www.nagalandhealthproject.org/covid/login-user.php.
The department further appeals to the family members and others to extend help to those members who may not be well versed in using the app as the individual had to sign up individually using their respective phone numbers.
The users may also call up the State Helpline: 7005415243/ 9856071745/ 7005536953 for any technical difficulties while using the app, the report added.