Looking at the rising cases of coronavirus, the Manipur government on Wednesday announced complete shutdown in the state from Thursday at 2 PM. The state will be under total lockdown for 14 days
India noted 38,444 new cases over the most recent 24 hours. With this current, India’s Covid-19 caseload rose to over 11.9 lakh, with 7.5 lakh patients discharged up until this point and 4.1 lakh active cases.
Meanwhile, the District Magistrate of Thoubal, Bandana, Devi imposed curfew in the entire district to prohibit movement of people. Three areas of Thoubal district — Thoubal Khunou, Moijing Gram Panchayat areas and Heirok Part III — were declared as containment zones.
An event of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also scheduled for Manipur. On Thursday, he will lay the foundation stone for the Manipur water supply project, an important component of the state government’s efforts to provide potable water to all rural households by 2024. The prime minister will lay the foundation stone for the project through video conferencing.