Returnees send handwritten ‘thank you’ letters to QCs management in Dimapur

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Dimapur, June 20 (MExN): Some 237 returnees staying in the three quarantine centers in Dimapur Government College (DGC) planted trees and collectively donated cash to the management of the quarantine center.


Before leaving for their home, after their institutional quarantine period was over, many wrote handwritten ‘thank you’ letters to the quarantine management for their care. 

According to a press note, during their stay, they planted about hundred saplings in the College campus on June 5 in commemoration of the World Environment Day. They also voluntarily cleaned the buildings. Before the end of their 14 days institutional quarantine, all 237 returnees as a mark of gratitude collected Rs 43,461 and donated to the management of the quarantine centers.


“It has learnt that the Management is planning to do a public utility service in memory of the quarantined sons and daughters,” the press note stated.

“Most of them were very happy and sent many hand written thank you letters to the quarantine management for their motherly care,” it stated. One particular letter read, “Our short stay here was less of a ‘Quarantine’ and more of a ‘home’. Thank you, I will forever remain grateful for all your love.”


Another letter said, “Every morning and when evening comes, we came out of our rooms and went up to the terrace to listen the sermons. It has really blessed us spiritually and it was not like a quarantine center but we feel like we are attending a youth camp”.

The DGC QCs were managed by the Dimapur Area Ao Baptist Churches and Dimapur based Ao civil societies by their own resources for the last 19 days with effect from June 1.


The catering in quarantine was looked after by mothers under the aegis of Dimapur Watsü Telongjem while pastors from respective Ao Baptist Churches in Dimapur Area shared the word of God every morning and evening in the quarantine. 

The returnees stayed five days extra in the institutional quarantine for want of medical report and left for home quarantine only on June 19 evening. Most of them were from Goa and all of them tested negative.