The Mizoram authorities on Tuesday imposed a seven-day lockdown in Aizawl and 10 different district headquarters within the wake of steep rise in Covid-19 instances within the state. The strict measures have been introduced to mitigate the probabilities of additional unfold of coronavirus infections in Mizoram.

The restrictions got here into power at 4 AM on Tuesday and would stay until 4 AM on April 26. The federal government order didn’t point out the phrase “lockdown”. The notification issued by the Catastrophe Administration and Rehabilitation division of the Mizoram authorities on Monday was signed by Mizoram Chief Secretary Lalnunmawia Chuaungo.


The notification stated, “Despite all measures which have been taken the surge of Covid-19’s second wave in Mizoram has taken a speedy trajectory.”

“The latest spurt of constructive instances is alarming for the medical group, it’s thought-about essential to impose restrictions on individuals’s motion and actions for a sure length to be able to break the illness transmission chain and to facilitate testing and speak to tracing,” learn the federal government order.

Nevertheless, inter-village motion or intra-state motion is allowed with permission from the involved Village-Degree Activity Drive (VLTF) or Native-Degree Activity Drive (LLTF).

The federal government order stated that the vehicular motion could be restricted and the prevailing evening curfew from 8:30 pm to 4 am could be enforced extra strictly in Aizawl and 10 different district headquarters throughout Mizoram.


As per new Covid-19 pointers issued by the Mizoram authorities, outlets promoting important commodities, eateries, greens, flowers, meat, building supplies and spare components in Mizoram and district headquarters are allowed to perform based mostly on the association made by the LLTF or the VLTF.

Locations of worship, academic establishments, parks, picnic spots, theatres, gymnasiums, group halls, eating places and purchasing complexes will stay closed throughout the state throughout the interval of lockdown in Mizoram.

Petrol pumps, chilly storages, bakeries and carpentry, metal fabrication, weaving and motor workshops are allowed to stay open.

The recent authorities order additionally said that faculty board examinations, all-India degree, and different recruitment exams will proceed as per schedule. The variety of attendees on the funeral and marriage ceremony has now been restricted to 30.

Public gatherings, birthday events, anniversary celebrations, sports activities actions, guide launch capabilities and different social gatherings have been banned throughout the state.

Mizoram reported a single-day file of 91 new Covid-19 constructive instances within the final 24 hours as of Tuesday morning. Complete Covid-19 caseload in Mizoram stood at 4,995. Twelve individuals have misplaced their lives in Mizoram resulting from Covid-19.

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