Kohima lifts total lockdown

The total lockdown was promulgated in the state capital on July 25 after the spike in the number of COVID-19 cases reported from outside the quarantine centres.


The total lockdown imposed in Kohima has been lifted since Saturday after 14 days.

The total lockdown was promulgated in the state capital on July 25 after the spike in the number of COVID-19 cases reported from outside the quarantine centres.

The administration said that “market opening days and timings, the terms and conditions stipulated will be the same as per the order issued on June 18”.

The administration further notified that the “odd-even traffic rule as specified in the order dated July 15 will continue to remain in force”.

Meanwhile, Nagaland reported 31 cases of COVID-19 on Saturday. 

According to the Health department, of them, 10 are from Dimapur, 12 from Kohima, three from Wokha district and six from Zunheboto district.

Among the fresh cases, 11 are from the security forces, four are frontline workers, 10 are traced contacts, 5 are returnees and one has been categorized as ‘others’.

The total tally of COVID-19 in Nagaland has reached 2,688.

First Published:Aug. 9, 2020, noon

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