In Manipur, complete statewide lockdown and curfew will begin from 2.00 P.M. today for 14 days. A State Cabinet Meeting chaired by the Chief Minister held last evening reviewed the COVID-19 situation in the state and decided to implement the complete lockdown as a preventive measure.
After the Emergency Cabinet Meeting held last evening, Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh announced that there will be a 14-day lockdown in the entire area of Manipur from this afternoon. The Chief Minister said that the decision to implement complete lockdown has been taken after some people, who do not have travel history, were found positive of COVID-19 in the state. He said, the government will enforce the lockdown and curfew strictly and appeal to the people of the state to cooperate with the decision of the government.