Covid 19 Update Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar, March 23:Emphasizing on the importance of communication, Health Minister AloLibang today urged the Deputy Commissioners of border districts to relay the information of all people entering their districts to enter another to their counterparts. He said that relaying communication timely will go a long way in taking preventive measures.

Libang also congratulated the DC and the team for successfully observing the Janta Curfew on the 22nd March.

Chief Secretary Naresh Kumar cleared the air on understanding the lockdown order of the state. He clarified that hotels, home stays and lodges will continue to operate and instructed the DCs to ensure that tourists who are already staying in are not thrown out in the name of lockdown. He however suggested that proper hygiene will have to be maintained in these establishments.

He also asked the DCs to ensure that labourers with valid ILPs, who are already in Arunachal, may be allowed to continue their stay here.

Urging the DCs to ensure there is no panic amongst the public, Kumar reiterated that movement of Essential services like ration, pol etc shall be allowed to enter the state and their movement, after following the Standard operating Procedure (SOP), should not be restricted in any check gates.

Kumar also clarified that construction activities like that in NH415 will continue and as such, movement of trucks carrying cement, bricks and other such items will be allowed, after going through the necessary SOP.