Mizoram is going for a seven-day-long total Lockdown from May 10. The lockdown is going to be clamped from 4 O’clock in the morning tomorrow and will remain in force till 4 am of 17th of May. The state government has declared this to control the ongoing surge of transmission of COVID-19. The order stated that it is necessary to impose more restrictions on the movement of people and their activities to control and prevent the spread of the pandemic.
As per the order of the total lockdown, all state government offices barring health and family welfare, home, disaster management and rehabilitation, finance, information and public relations, civil aviation, district administrations will be closed during the period. Intra-state and inter-village movements have been strictly prohibited except in some very essential cases. Also, people of the capital and district headquarter towns will not be allowed to come out of their homes during the lockdown.
Places of worship, educational institutions, public parks, picnic spots, movie theatres, gymnasiums, community halls, restaurants, shopping complexes, malls, shops will also be closed during the lockdown in all parts of the state. Social gatherings have also been prohibited during the period.