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Due to the ongoing Covid situation in the state of Meghalaya, the Meghalaya government has extended the lockdown in the Shillong urban agglomeration from 5:00 AM of 14th June, 2021 till 5:00 AM of 21st June, 2021.
The victim was reportedly on her way to NEHU from her hometown Guwahati, Assam. Police arrested one accused in connection with the case.
DCs may also permit up to 20% of commercial vehicles to operate, stated CM Sangma.
RT-PCR Testing at the entry points is mandatory for all persons visiting Meghalaya. Samples for RT-PCR testing shall be taken at entry points on a payment basis.
Inter-state movement of persons shall be restricted; however, this shall not be applicable to transit vehicles of Assam/Tripura/Manipur/Mizoram
The other trapped mine worker was reported to be from Tripura
The police officials from East Jaintia Hills are trying to contact the owner of the coal mine site and also the ‘Sardar’.
Meghalaya has 8,025 active cases and a cumulative total of 33,835 confirmed cases. The state has also registered 544 deaths till now.
State Bank of India Main branch, Laitumkhrah branch, Secretariat branch to remain open
Meghalaya on Thursday reported 12 deaths and 809 new COVID-19 cases. According to government’s data, 374 people have died due to COVID-19 related infections.
Moreover, no person or vehicles except those from permitted/exempted categories will be allowed to venture out of their residence during the lockdown period.
The lockdown will begin at 8 pm on May 19 (Wednesday) till 5 am on May 31 and everything in East Khasi Hills will be shut during the period.
Assam government will also continue to supply 16 MT of oxygen to the neighbouring state to combat the Covid19 situation there.
CM Conrad Sangma said that the administration has been able to raise the number of such beds from 350 to 750 during the past one month.
The state also records 406 new positive cases on Wednesday
CM Sangma, on Monday, visited the state of Assam to attend the swearing ceremony of new chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
Also, weekend lockdown in other districts, which was imposed on Friday, will also continue for the time being.
Earlier on March, the Centre approved Meghalaya’s standard operating procedure (SOP) for granting prospecting license and mining lease.
This decision comes after the recent spike of COVID positive cases within the last few days in the state
With the finding, Meghalaya became the fifth state in India after Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu
Meghalaya’s COVID-19 tally on Monday rose to 16,124 as 130 more people tested positive for the virus, while 1 new fatality pushed the coronavirus death toll to 161.
Gofur had run away on Monday from MMCH while being taken for treatment
Restaurants and Hotels in the city of Shillong have been asked to operate with 50 percent capacity
A team of scientists led by Dr Uttam Saikia of Zoological Survey of India, Shillong and scientists from a few European natural history museums have found the species.
The decision was taken as per the provisions of sections 51-60 of the Disaster Management Act 2005 and section 188 of the Indian Penal Code
East Khasi Hills is the worst affected district with 360 active cases
Independent candidate Arbinestone Marak defeated incumbent GHADC chief executive member (CEM) Dipul Marak
The deputy chief minister on Wednesday informed that the final exam of MBoSE for class 12 would be from April 16.
The Centre will be run by KRIPA foundation through the PPP model with the state’s Social Welfare Department, officials said.
It was suspected that the labourers had probably fallen unconscious due to the fumes of a pump they were using to draw water