The Mizoram authorities on Sunday prolonged the partial lockdown within the Aizawl Municipal Company (AMC) space and sure restrictions in different components of the state until August 21, information company PTI reported citing officers. The extension was introduced as restrictions, imposed on August 8, expired on Saturday. 

In keeping with new order, it’s essential to proceed with the present pointers to maintain a verify on Covid an infection. Within the areas exterior the AMC, deputy commissioners will devise separate pointers relying on the Covid state of affairs.

The motion of individuals, together with the informal go to of neighbours or relations inside the similar advanced, besides underneath distinctive circumstances, is strictly prohibited throughout the partial lockdown, the order stated.

Locations of worship or spiritual congregation, instructional establishments, picnic spots, public parks, gymnasium, sports activities apply, tournaments, social gatherings, and trekking or climbing will stay closed or suspended within the AMC space.

Nevertheless, colleges and Anganwadi centres will likely be allowed to open in COVID-free villages exterior the AMC. Building work, working at fields or gardens, and important companies will operate usually.

There will likely be no restriction on agricultural and livelihood actions exterior the AMC space. 

All Group A and Group B authorities workers working within the state capital should attend their places of work with out fail, whereas heads of division or workplace heads will make the rosters for the Group C and Group D workers.

Outlets dealing in important commodities, eateries and vegetable seeds or supplies will open on daily basis between 5 am and 9 am, whereas outlets dealing in different items, together with outlets in market locations, will likely be divided into three teams and they are going to be allowed to open on particular days based mostly on their categorisation from 5 am to five.30 pm.

Industrial autos will likely be allowed to function within the state capital, and the visitors superintendent of police will make preparations to allow each industrial or public transport and personal autos to function or ply on a rational foundation or on particular days. Travelling and intra-state motion can also be allowed underneath very important circumstances. 

On Sunday, the state reported 467 new Covid circumstances, pushing the state’s tally to 47,995. The loss of life toll rose to 181 as yet another particular person succumbed to the an infection. 

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