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Meghalaya govt imposes night curfew in Shillong to contain COVID-19

SHILLONG: In view of the prevailing COVID-19 situation, the Meghalaya government today took certain decisions that will be in force from tomorrow onwards.

Holding a review meeting for the COVID-19 situation in Shillong, Conrad Sangma-led government has imposed a curfew from 8 pm to 5 pm in Shillong Agglomeration with effect from tomorrow,

All shops will be closed at 7 pm, and the office hours will be reduced from 5 pm to 4.30 pm in the state capital.

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The government has also agreed that for both COVID and non-COVID cases, the disposal of dead bodies will be permitted until 2 pm every day, and this will applicable for the entire state.

It further urged all concerned stakeholders to adhere to the measures taken by the government.

In view of the prevailing #COVID19 situation, following decisions were made for the #Shillong Agglomeration, applicable from 4th May 2021: 1. All shops will be closed at 7 PM. 2. Curfew will be imposed from 8 PM to 5 AM 3. Office Hours will be reduced from 5 PM to 4:30 PM,” states chief minister Cornad Sangma tweeted after making the decisions.

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