Dimapur June 12: DC Mon, Thavaseelan K. IAS has imposed total lockdown in Mon town from June 12 to 15 in view of the impending arrival of the returnees from Dimapur and proposed testing of the returnees in the quarantine centres.
During the total lockdown, movement of public will be strictly prohibited except on medical emergencies; all shops will remain closed except pharmacies; and movement of private vehicles strictly prohibited.
The office of DC, SP, Banks, Fire & Emergency Services, Health & family Welfare, Power, PHED, Treasuries & Accounts, PWD (R&B), Para Military Forces have been exempted from the purview of the lockdown.
The DC also notified that movement of essential commodities and goods vehicles will be permitted.
The total lockdown has been enforced with a view to facilitate to transportation of people to various quarantine centres in Mon District and collection of throat/nasal swab for COVID-19 testing. The DC warned that any person found violating the order will be penalized under relevant provision of the law. (Page News Service)