Kohima: During the extended lockdown period in Nagaland from June 12 to 18, the respective district task forces (DTF) and law enforcing agencies will be enforcing the practice of ‘no mask, no movement’ and ‘no mask, no entry’.

Amid COVID-19, the government on Wednesday notified that the existing lockdown measures in the state will remain in force with exemptions and relaxations for certain activities.

What is allowed?

  1. Permitted shops and business establishments will be allowed to open between 6 am to 2 pm. However, DTF will decide the timing as per the local conditions.
  2. Shops selling stationeries, mobile phones and computer accessories, garages for automobile repairing and shops selling vehicle spare parts will be allowed to open on alternate days as determined by the respective DTF.
  3. Prayer meetings and fellowships may be allowed in religious places with not more than 20 persons with strict adherence to COVID-19 appropriate behaviour.
  4. Administrative offices of schools and colleges with a core group of officers/staff will be permitted to attend to urgent and essential matters.
  5. Private business offices with a core group of officers/staff will be permitted to attend to urgent and essential matter with the permission of the respective DTFs.
  6. New construction works may be permitted after examination by the respective DTF and fresh labourers shall be allowed as per provisions under the Revised SOP for returnee travellers.
  7. Common service centres (CSCs) across the state will be permitted to open as per the requirements of the DTFs for IT support during COVID-19 vaccination.
  8. Light Motor vehicles (LMVs) including taxi, auto rickshaws, and so on will be allowed to ply on odd-even basis. For resumption of services, drivers are required to get a COVID-19 negative report. In this regard, DTFs have been given the authority to consider imposing restrictions depending on the situation.

What remains prohibited?

  1. Regular religious services and gatherings shall continue to be suspended.
  2. Bus service, two wheeler taxi services and pillion riding will continue to remain suspended.

Also read: Nagaland lockdown extension: Stationery shops, churches to open

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