Kohima: Following the state government’s decision to extend the lockdown till June 18, High Powered Committee (HPC) spokesperson Neiba Kronu informed that stationery shops in the state would be allowed to open as online classes continue.

The decision to extend the lockdown with certain relaxations was made during the HPC meeting under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio at the CM Residential office on Wednesday, Kronu added.

A maximum of 20 members will be allowed in the churches for prayer services, he informed, further adding that shopping timings for essential commodities to be enhanced has also been recommended to the war room.

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Labourers from outside the state will not be allowed without a COVID-19 negative report.

The decision to extend the lockdown in the state was made considering the views of all the District Task Force (DTF) through Video Conferencing. “It has been a consensus to continue lockdown with more relaxation,” he said.

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