Covid-19: Decoding the Lockdown in Nagaland

Lockdown Extended



While Nagaland has been witnessing fewer new cases every day, the lockdown has been extended once again. However, there will be new rules in the extension in form of some relaxation. Tracing the path of the country, the state has proceeded towards the unlock in phases. This can be considered as the first phase of lockdown.

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New Rules and Relaxations


This new lockdown will be effective from June 12th to June 18th. During the period, the authorities will work on the ‘No Mask, No Movement,’ and ‘No Mask, No Entry’ theorem. Hence, there is no activity allowed for no-mask bearers.


The shops and businesses will be opened till 2 PM from 6 AM in the morning with or without opening on alternate days as decided by the District Task Force. Also, the DTF will decide about the construction work, private offices, school and college staff, and also service centers.




Most of the things have been relaxed in the state except:

The religious assemblies. However, prayers and fellowships are allowed with a presence of no more than 20 people.

Also, bus services and two people on two-wheelers will remain suspended.

On the basis of the odd-even formula, the vehicles will be allowed on the road. However, it is being predicted that soon there will be more relaxations provided that the cases continue to decline.



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