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Dimapur, July 5: Deputy Commissioner of Peren, Sentiwapang Aier, NCS has extended the total lockdown in Peren Distrcit for a period of 6 days from July 6 to 11 in view of the ongoing contact tracing exercise.
In an order, the DC, however, said in addition to the permitted activities, veterinary services and fuel outlets shall be allowed to operate and all safety measures such as compulsory use of face mask, hand hygiene protocol and maintenance of social distancing shall be strictly adhered to while providing services.
More containment zones declared
Meanwhile, the DC has declared Mhaikam village under Peren District as containment zone with immediate effect, in view of the detection of positive cases of COVID-19 from among those sent for home quarantine.
The DC also ordered the concerned administrative officer/sub-divisional task force for COVID-19 to ensure the containment of the affected areas and demarcate by barricading the containment zone in-order to prevent community spread of the virus.
The DC further advised the Medical Department to immediately commence contact tracing and other medical protocols.
Also with a view to contain the spread of COVID-19 and in connection with the detection of positive cases of COVID-19 among those sent for quarantine at Mpai (New) village community quarantine centre & Kezanglwa village community quarantine centre, ADC Peren, Moa Sangtam has declared the aforementioned locations under Peren Sadar area as containment zones.
The ADC also directed the concerned village councils to immediately ensure the public to be aware of the containment zone and to strictly adhere to all the required protocols as per to the SOP issued by the Government. (Page News Service)