The Nagaland Government announced ‘lockdown with consolidated guidelines’ for two weeks starting April 30.
Clarifying the announcement the state government clarified that this was not a complete lockdown.
While schools and colleges will remain shut during the ‘lockdown’, restaurants and shopping malls can remain open with strict adherence to COVID-19 protocols during the period, the government said. Educational institutions including vocational and training institutes, hostels, would also be shut during this period.
> During the partial lockdown schools, colleges, educational institutions, and hostels will remain closed in the state.
> Online education will be permitted and encouraged.
> All cinema halls, swimming pools, gymnasiums, entertainment parks, auditoriums, sports complexes, stadiums, and similar places will remain closed throughout the period.
> Public gatherings will be permitted outside the containment zones, but they will not be more than 30 percent of the total capacity of the venue or a maximum of hundred people, whichever is lower.
> Places of worship will be permitted to open outside the containment zones, with 30 percent of the maximum capacity of the venues, he said.
> Such gatherings should strictly adhere to COVID-19 appropriate behavior like wearing masks, social distancing, and regular washing of hands.