Bandh on alternate days in Senapati to curb Covid-19

CORRESPONDENT
SENAPATI, 23rd Jun: Taking up measures to prevent community spread of Covid-19 pandemic in Senapati district, Naga People’s Organisation (NPO) along with district’s frontal organisations including Senapati District Students’ Association (SDSA) and Senapati District Women’s Association have imposed bandh on alternate days in the district starting from June 22.
The decision is learned to have been taken in a joint meeting of the civil society organisations on June 13.
During the meeting, it was unanimously resolved to allow opening of commercial and business establishments as well as vehicular movement on every alternate day in a week (Monday, Wednesday and Saturday) with effect from June 22.
Extending support to the clarion call given by the frontal organisations, all types of business establishments remained closed on Tuesday.
According to NPO publicity secretary, with exception to pharmacies, banking, emergency services and interstate vehicular movement, all other activities and local vehicular movement in the district have been prohibited and it would continue to remain so until further notice.
Mention may be made that around 71 active cases of COVID-19 in the district have been reported, while nine people have recovered after undergoing treatment at JNIMS and RIMS hospitals.
Moreover, all positive cases have been reportedly detected from among people who returned from metro cities of the country. 


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