Dimapur, July 29 (NEx): The Deputy Commissioner of Dimapur, Anoop Khinchi, IAS, on July 28, ordered the temporary sealing of a rented house (ground floor) at NST colony, City Tower Dimapur and State Bank of India, Evening branch Dimapur, with immediate effect till further order.
The sealing of the areas are done to take effective measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, said the order.
Any person violating the containment measures will be liable to be proceeded as per the provisions of section 51-60 of the Disaster management Act, 2005, besides legal action under section 188 of the IPC.
There are 375 active cases in Dimapur, while 167 persons have recovered and 4 COVID positive patients died in the district, as per the latest bulletin of COVID-19, on July 28, 2020.
As decided by District Task Force Dimapur in an emergency meeting, Dimapur district is under 8 days total lockdown, which started from July 26 till August 02, 2020.