The seven-day full lockdown in Manipur to curb the unfold of Covid-19 circumstances got here into impact on Thursday afternoon and the state authorities issued the record of actions which are permitted throughout this era.
The choice to impose the lockdown, which could also be prolonged additional for seven extra days, was taken following an emergency cupboard assembly chaired by chief minister N Biren Singh on Wednesday.
“There shall be full lockdown and Deputy Commissioners will problem order imposing curfew of their districts,” mentioned a state residence division order issued on Thursday.
In response to the order, the permitted actions in the course of the ongoing lockdown embody important companies, cargo/items motion, well being associated actions, public utilities, agriculture and associated actions, fisheries, animal husbandry, finance/social sector, print and digital media, courier companies, meals processing models, bottled water manufacturing and distribution, building actions, personal safety companies, personal autos for emergency functions, all places of work of central and state authorities coping with important companies, and all treasury places of work.
Outlets promoting important commodities like groceries for every day use akin to greens and fruits, poultry meat and fish and milk cubicles will stay open in all districts from 6 am to 10 am on all days besides Sundays, the order mentioned.
In view of the present COVID-19 state of affairs in Manipur, the emergency State cupboard assembly has determined to impose complete lockdown for 7 days ranging from 02:00 pm of July 23, 2020 which may be prolonged additional for 7 extra days.
I enchantment all to abide by lockdown tips. pic.twitter.com/J08msIGRPx
— N.Biren Singh (@NBirenSingh) July 22, 2020
The state authorities had, on Tuesday, put the Thoubal district below full curfew and lockdown until July 27 after the detection of the coronavirus illness (Covid-19) in some residents with no current journey historical past outdoors the state.
In the meantime, with 55 new Covid-19 circumstances reported prior to now 24 hours throughout the state, the whole variety of optimistic circumstances within the state rose to 2,115 on Thursday. This included 655 energetic infections and 1,460 recovered circumstances, a state authorities launch mentioned on Thursday.
All (besides the 12 people with native contact historical past from Thoubal district) have been returnees from different states, it mentioned. All crucial medical precautionary measures like containment and get in touch with tracing are in place, it added.
Forty-two individuals have been discharged from Covid Care centres prior to now 24 hours. The state’s restoration fee now stands at 69.03 p.c.