Manipur, 28th November: The Manipur government has imposed a night curfew from 6 pm to 4 am till the end of this year in the state to control the spread of coronavirus. The state chief secretary Dr Rajesh Kumar issued an order.
“There will be a night curfew from 6 pm to 4 am and District Magistrates will issue orders in this regard,” says the order.
Movement of essential services, good trucks, and officials on duty shall be exempted. The order will remain in force up to December 31, 2020, or until further orders, it stated.
Though hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, dispensaries, and all chemists and pharmacies shall be exempt during Manipur night curfew restrictions. It is said that social and customary ceremonies shall be organized for family only and in case some other persons are required to attend the ceremony/function, the gathering must be restricted to 20 or fewer persons.
Opening of shops in Thangal and Paona bazaars, except the wholesale shops, will be in accordance with the roster system. In another development, the state health authority will begin sero-surveillance across four districts from November 30.