ITANAGAR: The District Administration of Itanagar Capital Region ( ICR ) has decided to impose a 7-day-lockdown starting from May 10 in entire ICR informed ICR deputy commissioner Talo Potom. The Decision taken after recent spike in Covid-19 cases in the Capital Region.
Addressing a Press Conference, Potom said that the district administration has imposed 7 days lockdown in Itanagar Capital Region consisting Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa from 5 am on May 10 and to till 5 am on May 17.
“The lockdown is being imposed as a precautionary measure taking into consideration the sudden rising the of COVID-19 positive cases in capital region,” DC said.
The state government has also advanced the night curfew to 6.30 pm from the current 9 pm all across the state, which will remain in effect till 31 May, Potom said.
According to Yesterday’s Covid-19 Bulletin issued by health department of Arunachal Pradesh has reported 222 fresh COVID-19 positive cases. Out of 222 new cases, 62 cases are reported from ICR.