Kohima, July 16 (NEx): The Deputy Commissioner Longleng, relaxed the timing for entry of vehicles bringing essential commodities from Assam.
In a partial modification to the earlier order issued by the DC Longleng dated July 06, 2020, the timing for entry of vehicles bringing essential commodities from Assam will be permitted between 03:00 pm to 06:00 am. This order will come into effect from July 15, 2020, it stated.
The DC Longleng directed the owners of such commodities to ensure that occupants (Driver/Handyman/Helper) of such vehicles remain inside the vehicle on entry to the district/exit from the district and also during unloading of commodities.
Non compliance to the aforementioned directives and all other Standard Operating Procedures in existence to contain and control the spread of Coronavirus will invite immediate cancellation of permit/permits and also strict legal actions as per relevant sections of the existing laws in force, DC warns.
The COVID-19 free district, Longleng reported its first COVID-19 case on Tuesday as two persons tested positive.