Nagaland Imposes Stricter Measures To Check Covid-19 Spread

Nagaland Imposes Stricter Measures To Check Covid-19 Spread


The Nagaland government re-imposed the night curfew on Saturday, restricted mass meetings and ordered schools not to hold classes until the eighth grade until January 31 to check for the spread of the coronavirus.

Nagaland Chief Secretary J Alam has ordered a 9pm night curfew and a restriction on mass meetings to 50 per cent of the venue’s capacity or up to a maximum of 200 people, whichever is less, subject to all those who take part are fully vaccinated. In the event of unavoidable need for larger meetings, permission must be obtained from the respective district working group (DTF), in order.

Freight vehicles, vehicles passing through the state without any stop, movements due to medical and other emergencies, for agricultural purposes and any other movement allowed by the respective DTF will be exempt from the scope of the touch. of night curfew, he said. Shopping malls, shopping malls, restaurants, gyms, movie theaters, parks, entertainment venues and recreation areas have been allowed to operate with up to 50% capacity. all visitors, staff and other interested parties must be asymptomatic and fully vaccinated.

Anyone entering the state and over the age of 12 must bring a negative RT-PCR report made no earlier than three days from the date of arrival, according to the order. If the person does not have a negative COVID-19 test report or has a negative report but is symptomatic, or is under 12 years of age and has symptoms, they will be asked to take the COVID-19 test. at the point of entry. in the state.

The person will be at home / quarantine paid until the test result is declared, the government order said. These provisions will come into force on Monday, according to the order. Principal Secretary (Home) Abhijit Sinha said that physical classes for students studying up to class VIII are suspended until January 31st. Nagaland’s educational institutions are currently on holiday and most of them will reopen from 12 January.

Any student in class IX or higher who has reached the age of 15 will only be able to access and attend regular offline classes if he or she has been attacked at least once, he said. Any person or group that violates government order or other standard operating procedures and guidelines to prevent the spread of the pandemic will be prosecuted in accordance with the Disaster Management Act and other applicable legal provisions. The high-power committee on COVID-19 headed by Prime Minister Neiphiu Rio had decided on Friday to restrict stricter restrictions in view of the emerging situation of COVID-19.

-With PTI tickets



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