Under the powers conferred by the Nagaland Epidemic Disease (COVID-19) Regulations, 2020 regulation No. 6, the Chief Medical Officers of the district are designated as ‘Authorized persons’ under the Act.
The movement of the patients whether inter-State or intra-State may be accordingly permitted as issued by the authority of the Chief Medical Officer for patients belonging to the respective district.
The State has issued orders regarding processes to be followed before issuing of movement order/permit for patients:
For Patients Referral Outside the State
During the current COVID-19 pandemic, in the event of a patient requiring to be referred outside the State for non-COVID illnesses, the treating doctor/hospital must ensure that the following due processes are followed before issuing movement order / permit:
For Patients Returning from Outside the State
Movement order/permit will be issued if patients are discharged or referred back to the State. For those patients who are returning but still require hospitalization, patient party should arrange hospital within the State before arrival (to avoid patients being turned away by hospital).
The SOP for patients returning home will be followed on arrival (See Reference No. 5).