Nagaland government announces relaxations in COVID-19 restrictions

Nagaland government announces relaxations in COVID-19 restrictions


The Nagaland government has announced few relaxations, including in isolation norms for those coming to the state from other parts of the country and agricultural activities.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the High Powered Committee on COVID-19 chaired by Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio after thoroughly considering the need to boost economic activities and restart construction works, especially that of the four-lane National Highway-29.However, strict safety protocols, including social distancing and hand hygiene measures, have to be followed by everyone so as to prevent further spread of the coronavirus.

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People coming to the state on official visits and leaving within 48 hours will not be required to undergo quarantine anymore.The relaxations are being announced to encourage economic activities with a focus on agriculture and allied sectors.

The state government has also formed a Strategic Economic Committee that will suggest measures for improvement of agricultural productions.

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Edited By: Admin
Published On: Sep 08, 2020