Fresh Guidelines Issued In Meghalaya To Fight COVID


Amid a surge in cases of coronavirus, the Meghalaya government on Wednesday announced fresh guidelines to combat the pandemic.

The decision was taken during a review meeting chaired by Chief Minister Conrad Sangma.

  • Colleges and universities will be closed in Shillong Agglomeration till May 3. The Meghalaya government has already shut down schools from the primary level to the higher secondary level.
  • Moreover, shops dealing in non-essential items in Shillong will also be closed from April 26 to May 2.
  • Further gyms, swimming pools, gaming parlours, cinemas, clubs, salons, and bars of Shillong will remain closed till April 30.
  • Government offices of the state capital will also operate with 33 per cent strength from the current 50 per cent for group C and D staff.
  • The tourist spots in East Khasi Hills district, of which Shillong is a part, will also be shut till April 30.
  • RT-PCR test is made mandatory for any returnees or visitor to the state and no more RAT for them at entry point.
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