Checking Of Non-essential Movement At Kohima District Entry Points

Kohima, May 06 (NEx): To prevent non-essential movement of persons entering the containment zone under Kohima district, strict enforcement on the laid restrictions and checking for all travellers at all district entry points have been activated, as per the decision taken by the Kohima District Task Force on COVID-19.

In this connection, SDO Civil Sechü Zubza, Tiayanger Jamir on May 6th, 2021 informed that at the entry point, Peducha check gate under Sechü Zubza, travellers entering Kohima and heading to other districts of Nagaland were made to register their details at the gate. Even though the Government had declared Kohima Municipal Area and New Capital Complex as containment zone and also imposed night curfew from 7:00 P.M to 6:00 A.M from May 5th, 2021, he informed that most of the travellers were not aware of it and not adhering to COVID-19 appropriate behaviours like proper wearing of face masks, 50 percent occupancy in vehicles, etc.

Travellers have been advised not to undertake non-essential travel and co-operate with the guidelines issued by the government in order to break the chain of transmission.

The SDO further informed that the Government, Health care workers and Front Line Workers alone cannot fight this pandemic but needs a collective effort of all citizens.

(With inputs from DIPR)

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