GUWAHATI: The night curfew in West Garo Hills district in Meghalaya to continue till December 22 to prevent any further spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Daily the curfew will be in force between 10 PM to 5 AM.
Medical teams and officials on COVID duty, MeECL, Public Health Engineering and Public Works Department, Police and Armed Forces, Fire and Emergency Services, Civil Defence and Home Guard volunteers, Food and Civil Supply Department, PDS Wholesaler/Dealer and FCI staff and Tura Municipal Board were exempted from the restrictions.
An official order has exempted National Highway and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDCL), Telecom Services, Telecom, Telegraph Communication and IT Services, NIC, Press, Print and Electronic Media and Wholesale and Retail Pharmacies from the purview of the curfew.
The movement of vehicles carrying essential goods, security forces, medical equipment and shops for the repair of trucks on highways was also allowed. Drivers and attendants of the vehicles, however, shall be subject to medical screening as per laid down protocols.