Total curfew extended in Manipur till August 3

The state has been under a10-day total curfew since July 18. The government imposed the total curfew  to break the chain of COVID-19 transmission among its populace.


Imphal, Manipur (PHOTO: IFP)

The Manipur government has extended the 10-day total curfew imposed across the state till July 27 by another seven days with effect from July 28 till August 3.

The state government on Tuesday announced the curfew extension in an order issued by State Executive Committee chairman and chief secretary Rajesh Kumar. 

However, insurance offices are permitted to open for three days in a week from 10 am to 2.30 pm like in the case of banks, i.e on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, the order stated.

Vegetables, fish, meat and grocery items are included in the list of e-commerce for home delivery in addition to the other items permitted in the previous order.

Authorised delivery staff are also allowed home delivery of cooked food, the order added.

The state has been under a10-day total curfew since July 18. The government imposed the total curfew  to break the chain of COVID-19 transmission among its populace. The second wave of COVID-19 pandemic has been surging unabated with a sudden rise in the number of daily fatalities and daily positive cases above 1000-mark continuously for weeks.

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First Published:July 27, 2021, 9:17 p.m.

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