Manipur govt lifts day curfew, imposes night curfew till August 22


Manipur government has lifted the day curfew and imposed a night curfew from 6 pm to 5 am in the entire state for 15 days from August 8 to 22.

An order issued by Manipur Chief Secretary Dr Rajesh Kumar, who is the chairman of the state executive committee of the state disaster management authority, informed the public that the night curfew will be implemented strictly across the state.

"Deputy Commissioners shall issue necessary orders and, Superintendents of Police shall take necessary action to implement the orders strictly," the order read.

The order also mentioned that the micro containment measures will be taken up and, those COVID-19 infected persons will be brought to the COVID care centres to avoid further spreading of the virus.

The state government had clamped the curfew from the 18th of last month as a preventive measure to contain the COVID-19 pandemic in the State.

(Edited by Aparmita Das)

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