Nagaland imposed total Lockdown on May 14 restricting all activities except for essential services and movement of goods transport.
By Imna Longchar, TFM Nagaland Special Correspondent
Nagaland Government on Wednesday extended the lockdown in the State till June 30. It also empowered district Covid-19 Task Forces to workout relaxations as per the situation in the respective districts.
Advisor IT & C, and spokesperson on Covid-19, Mmhonlumo Kikon, stated that though the situation was improving but the State is still not “out of the woods” and the lockdown has to be continued at the same time added that the positivity rate is declining but still requires to be below 5% and need to vaccinate more than 50% of the population.
He said that the decision to extend the lockdown was taken at a review meeting of the State’s High Powered Committee (HPC) on Wednesday.
It may be mentioned that Nagaland went to total Lockdown on May 14 restricting all activities except for essential services and movement of goods transport.
Nagaland Chief Secretary, J Alam informed that the existing lockdown measures shall continue to remain in force in the State from June 19 to June 30, with the following additional provisions:
a. There shall be a total ban on the movement of individuals/ vehicles from 04.00 P.M. to 05.00 A.M. every day, across the State except for reasons/ purposes and for those who are permitted to move as per the existing lock down measures.
b. The District Task Force based on local conditions may take additional stricter measures in their respective districts/ areas, if in its opinion such measures are urgently required for containing the spread of COVID-19.