KOHIMA, JULY 8: Nagaland Government today decided to begin Unlock-2 against COVID-19 pandemic from July 11.
A meeting of the High Powered Committee (HPC) on COVID-19, headed by Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, decided to begin Unlock-2 from July 11 and continue till July 17 with further relaxations, said Kronu, who is also Minister for Planning & Coordination, Land Revenue and Parliamentary Affairs.
The HPC decided to further relax the shopping period from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., he said, adding that sports activities can be conducted with gathering of up to 100 persons.
Persons entering the State will have to produce negative report of COVID-19 test conducted not before 72 hours of entry, he said.
HPC co-spokesperson and Advisor, Mmhonlumo Kikon said that today’s meeting also decided to permit stoppage of select train service at the only train station of the State at Dimapur from July 11 but with strict SOPs.
He said that the HPC also reviewed State’s preparation for the next wave of infection.
They also informed that the detailed guidelines and SOP for the entire State would be brought out by the State Executive Committee, headed by Chief Secretary, while the respective District Task Forces on COVID-19 would also bring out their own SOPs considering the local situation.
Nagaland is under Unlock-1 from July 1, and it will end on July 10. (Page News Service)