Dimapur Issues Directive of Additional Provisions for Lockdown

Dimapur Issues Directive of Additional Provisions for Lockdown
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Deputy Commissioner of Dimapur, Rajesh Soundararajan issued the directives on the additional provisions to be implemented during the extended lockdown period from June 19 to June 30 in Nagaland.

As per reports, Soundararajan, in a notification said that all activities and movement of people shall remain suspended from 4 pm to 5 am during the period of lockdown except for the exempted categories.

Wholesale shops dealing only with essential commodities, vegetable, fish and meat vendors, milk booths, bakeries, local grocery stores, electronic and print media, telecom and internet service providers, all shops selling essential commodities, animal feed shops in all locations will be allowed to open on all days from 6 am to 2 pm except on Sundays, said the Deputy Commissioner.

He further added that movement of vehicles carrying essential commodities, food items and medical supplies, including oxygen cylinders and other medical equipment, four-lane road and railway construction works will be permitted.

The notification also said all healthcare facilities, including animal healthcare, Covid-19 vaccination and testing and medical emergencies, pharmacies, clinics, hospitals, nursing homes, movement of healthcare workers, will be allowed.

Agriculture and allied activities and ongoing construction works will be allowed, subject to the contractor or owner ensuring adherence to Covid-19 appropriate behaviour.

Every traveler or returnee will be required to produce a negative Covid-19 test report (RT-PCR/TruNat/CBNAAT) not earlier than 72 hours or Covid-19 vaccination completion certificate at the point of entry. Movement of interstate passengers will be allowed as per provisions of the revised SOP for returnees and travelers entering Nagaland.

The notification also added if any person violating this order will be penalized.

It said 234 people recovered in Dimapur, Kiphire 5, Kohima 45, Longleng 5, Mokokchung 17, Mon 19, Peren 1, Phek 5, Tuensang 1, Wokha 29 and Zunheboto 1.

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