Workers from outside Nagaland will not be allowed to enter the state without a Covid-19 negative certificate. The decision has been taken in the HPC meeting held on Wednesday.
The havoc of Coronavirus is gradually decreasing, but the state governments are still taking steps. Meanwhile, in view of the situation of COVID-19 in the state, the Nagaland government on Wednesday announced to extend the lockdown period till June 18, along with some relaxation in restrictions. Minister Neeba Kronu said that this decision was taken at a meeting of the State High Level Committee (HPC) to review the situation of COVID-19 under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Niiphiu Rio, two days before the end of the currently implemented lockdown period.
The lockdown period is being extended for the third time in the state. HPC spokesperson Kronu said, “The views of all the district task forces were taken through video conferencing. It was agreed to extend the lockdown period by further easing the restrictions. He said that the HPC has suggested to the COVID-19 War Room to extend the opening of essential commodities shops which is currently from 6 am to 12 noon. HPC has decided that trains will not stop at Dimapur, the only railway station in the state.
Kronu said that workers from outside Nagaland will not be allowed to enter the state without a Covid-19 negative certificate. He said that in the HPC meeting held on Wednesday, it was decided that a maximum of 20 people would be allowed to attend the prayer service in the churches.
92596 new cases of corona were reported in the country
Here, after 92,596 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the country in a day, the number of infected people in the country increased to 2,90,89,069. For the second consecutive day, less than one lakh new cases have been reported in the country and the number of patients under treatment has come down to 12,31,415. According to the data of the Union Health Ministry, after the death of 2,219 more people due to infection in the country, the death toll has increased to 3,53,528. At present 12,31,415 people are undergoing treatment for corona infection in the country, which is 4.23 percent of the total cases. In the last 24 hours, there has been a total decrease of 72,287 in the cases under treatment. The national rate of recovery of patients is 94.55 percent.
Death rate from corona in the country is 1.22 percent
According to the data, so far a total of 2,75,04,126 people have become infection free in the country. At the same time, the death rate from COVID-19 is 1.22 percent. At the same time, a total of 23,90,58,360 people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in the country so far. The number of infected people in the country had crossed 20 lakh on August 7 last year, 30 lakh on August 23 and more than 40 lakh on September 5. At the same time, the total cases of infection crossed 50 lakhs on 16th September, 60 lakhs on 28th September, 70 lakhs on 11th October, 80 lakhs on 29th October, 90 lakhs on 20th November. In the country on December 19, these cases had crossed one crore and on May 4, these cases had crossed two crores.
(news agency language report)
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