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Nagaland Extends Lockdown For One More Week Till June 18th

Nagaland Extends Lockdown For One More Week Till June 18th

Kohima, June 09 (NEx): The High Powered committee on COVID-19, Government of Nagaland, has extended the lockdown across the State for one more week till June 18, 2021, with further relaxations, Government Spokespersons on COVID-19, Mmhonlumo Kikon informed on Wednesday.

This is the third time the High Powered Committee extended the lockdown in the State of Nagaland. Earlier, a week-long complete lockdown was imposed across Nagaland on May 14th, 2021, till May 21st, 2021, which was extended for 10 days till May 31st, 2021 and later it was extended till June 11th, 2021, on the basis of the advisory given by the Health & Family Welfare Department.

Government Spokespersons on COVID-19, Mmhonlumo Kikon today informed that, High Powered Committee on COVID-19 after a thorough discussion, has decided to extend the Lockdown in Nagaland till June 18th, 2021 with further relaxations.

Respective District Task Forces will issue necessary orders for relaxations as per the situation in the districts, informed Kikon.

Meanwhile, Nagaland has recorded a total of 23,051 COVID positive cases, 418 deaths related to COVID-19 and 17,296 recoveries till date. The active cases in the State stands at 4676, the Health department updated on Tuesday.