Mizoram: Four-day complete lockdown imposed in Aizawl

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Published: August 17,2020 08:18 AM
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August 17, 2020: The Mizoram government on Sunday imposed a four-day complete lockdown in the Aizawl Municipal Corporation (AMC) area to curb the spread of COVID-19, an official said.

August 17, 2020: The Mizoram government on Sunday imposed a four-day complete lockdown in the Aizawl Municipal Corporation (AMC) area to curb the spread of COVID-19, an official said. The lockdown will come into force from the midnight of Sunday and will remain in force till 4.30 am on August 21.





The decision in this regard was taken during a meeting chaired by Health Minister Dr R Lalthangliana during the day, reports said.



 He said that a massive secondary contact tracing exercise will be launched and frontline workers will be tested during the lockdown period. Besides, random sampling will be done, the official said.



Mizoram have registered its highest single-day spike of 64 COVID-19 cases on Sunday.





The state's caseload has risen to 789 after 12 more cases detected as of Monday, of which 418 cases are active while 371 people have been cured of the disease.