In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Meghalaya government has extended the night curfew in Shillong and other adjoining areas for the next seven days from Monday. The curfew would remain enforced for five hours from 11 p.m.
East Khasi Hills’ District Magistrate (DM) Isawanda Laloo said that the curfew would remain enforced for five hours from 11 p.m.A night curfew is imposed in the district to prevent the spread of the Covid-19. In view of the prevailing situation concerning the corona pandemic in Meghalaya and in order to put in place the preventive and mitigation measures to curb the spread of the infection, the night curfew was imposed.
Health officials, security personnel, officials and personnel of essential services including media and the vehicles carrying essential goods are excluded from the purview of the night curfew. Meghalaya has so far reported 13,761 corona cases while 146 people have succumbed to the disease. On Sunday, the number of active cases stood at 74, while 13,541 people have recovered.