Dimapur, May 6: To prevent non-essential movement of persons entering the containment zone under Kohima District, authorities have activated strict checking of all travelers at all district entry points, as per the decision taken by the Kohima District Task Force on COVID-19.
SDO Civil Sechü Zubza, Tiayanger Jamir on May 6 informed that at Peducha check gate under Sechü Zubza, travelers entering Kohima and heading to other districts of Nagaland were made to register their details.
Even though the Government had declared Kohima Municipal area and New Capital Complex as containment zone and also imposed night curfew from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. from May 5, he said most of the travelers were not aware of it and not adhering to COVID-19 appropriate behaviours such as proper wearing of masks, 50% occupancy in vehicles, etc.
He advised travelers not to undertake non-essential travel and co-operate with the guidelines issued by the Government in order to break the chain of transmission. The SDO further informed that the Government, health care workers and frontline workers alone cannot fight the pandemic but it needs collective effort of all citizens.
(Page News Service)