Guidelines for Extension of Lockdown in AMC and other areas

No. B. 13021/101/2020-DMR/Vol-IV GOVERNMENT OF MIZORAM

Aizawl, the 29th of May, 2021


Whereas an Order for extension of lockdown in Aizawl Municipal Corporation (AMC) area and District Headquarters till 31.05.2021 had been issued by the Mizoram State Disaster Management Authority vide Order of even number dated 22.05.2021;

And whereas, the majority of cases detected in the recent days have been from AMC area, the Competent Authority has decided that the imposition of lockdown for a further period of 7 (seven) days is necessary in AMC area to prevent further escalation of cases and overburdening of health care facilities;

And whereas, it is decided to continue restriction on certain activities throughout the State to contain the spread of COVID-19, it is also decided to empower the District Disaster Management Authorities to issue specific orders based on the local needs so as to alleviate the hardship faced by the general public in places other than AMC area;

Now therefore, the undersigned in his capacity as Chairman, State Executive Committee of Mizoram State Disaster Management Authority in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 22(h) and 24(l) of the Disaster Management Act, 2005 hereby directs that the guidelines annexed hereto shall be in force with effect from 04:00 hours of 31.05.2021 till 04:00 hours of 07.06.2021.