Nagaland imposes total lockdown in Mon district, Assam COVID-19 tally rises to 6370

Guwahati, June 25: Given the rise in COVID-19 positive cases, the Mon district administration of Nagaland has enforced total lockdown in the district till June 28.

In light of certain emergency circumstances and intending to contain the spread of COVID-19, the district administration has enforced total lockdown started from Thursday for four days.

In an order issued by Thavaseelan K, Deputy Commissioner of Mon district stated that movement of the public is strictly prohibited except on medical emergencies, all shops except pharmacies will remain closed, movement of private vehicles is strictly prohibited during the lockdown period and any person found violating the order will be penalized under relevant provisions of the law.

Nagaland imposes total lockdown in Mon district

Nagaland has so far reported 355 positive cases for COVID-19.

The state has registered eight new COVID-19 positive cases on Thursday.

Nagaland Health minister S Pangnyu Phom said that, out of eight new cases, five cases have been reported from Kohima while three others from Dimapur.

He tweeted – “8 new cases of COVID-19 +ve have been reported out of 316 samples tested. 5 patients from Kohima QC & 3 from Dimapur QC. Positive : 355, Active : 207, Recovered : 148.

On the other hand, Assam has so far reported 6370 positive cases for the deadly virus.

The state has registered 314 COVID-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours.