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Night curfew imposed in Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills Night Curfew
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Night curfew imposed in Meghalaya's East Khasi Hills

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 02 Jan 2021, 04:38 pm

Shillong: In view of the prevailing situation concerning COVID-19 in the state and in order to put in place preventive and mitigation measures to keep the virus contained, reduced and eliminated in East Khasi Hills District and Meghalaya, the administration has imposed night curfew in the region.

The night curfew will remain effective from Jan 2 to Jan 10 only for timings falling between 11:00 PM to 5:00 AM each day.

The night curfew will not apply to medical teams and officials on COVID-19 duty, police, security and armed forces, Civil Defence and Home Guard volunteers, wholesale and retail pharmacies, Fire and Emergency service, MeECL, NEEPCO and Power Grid, FCI vehicles, officers and staff of corona care centres, press, print and electronic, Information and Public Relations Department, National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd, Shillong Municipal Board and Telecom service.

These services shall strictly comply with all protocols and procedures, including social distancing, limiting of field staff to the barest minimum and other advisories of Government in the Health and Family Welfare Department, without fail.

Movement of vehicles carrying essential goods, security forces, medical equipment and shops for repair of trucks on highways are also exempted.

However, drivers and attendants of the vehicles shall be subject to medical screening as per laid down protocols. 

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)