In view of bank service confusion, the Manipur government on Tuesday recommended that banking services may be permitted for both government and non-government transactions with limited staff.
Many shops found to be violating the curfew were closed and locked. Their licenses were confiscated and likely to face cancelation.
The increasing trends in the spread of COVID-19 infection have become even steeper and have spread to other parts of the state, necessitating additional restrictions, stated an order issued by the state Home department.
N Biren Singh urged the district administrations and the doctors to strengthen measures to save lives and put in best efforts to flatten the Covid curve.
Local markets at Khurai Lamlong, Andro Parking, Lambulane, Kongba, Pishum thong, Kwakeithel, Nagamapal, Singjamei Bazaar and Wahengbam Leikai in Manipur to remain closed..
Free movement to be allowed for all goods carrier vehicles including medical oxygen; all essential service establishments like Pharmacies, Clinics, Hospitals, Power supply, Public Health Engineering, Municipal offices engaged in cleaning, Fire services and medical oxygen manufacturing plants.
Violators to be penalised by the designated officers, who have been empowered under Section 2 of the Epidemic Disease Act, 1897
The district administration on Monday withdrew relaxation hours and complete lockdown was enforced throughout the town for the whole day.
Highways and roads in Imphal and rest of the districts in the state bore a completely barren look with shops and bazaar areas remaining shut.
The government said there will be curfew in Imphal city and other district headquarters from 2 pm to 5 am on all days till June 15 while curfew will be imposed from 5 pm to 5 am till June 30 in the other areas.
The permission for the operation of private transport within the district to the extent of 50 per cent and plying on “odd / even” number basis from 9 am to 5 pm will continue.