IMPHAL: As decided in the state cabinet on Monday, State Health department said that all travelers (foreign or domestic) entering into Manipur by air or land route will be put under Home quarantine for a period of 14 days from the date of entry into Manipur with immediate effect.
Principal Secretary (Health), Government of Manipur V Vumlunmang, has issued an order in exercise of powers conferred under section 9,10, 11 & 12 of the Manipur Epidemic Diseases. COVID-19 Regulations, 2020 (read with section 2 of the Epidemic Diseases Act 1897) and in modification and supersession of earlier instruction(s)/memorandum(s) issued in this regard.
It said that the State Government has taken up various steps and measures to prevent and contain the spread of COVID 19 (NoveI Coronavirus) including putting people under home quarantine. The steps and measures taken to prevent the spread of COVlD-19 into Manipur are proposed to be strengthened.
It directed all concerned persons responsible for enforcement of these Home Quarantine Guidelines, including Deputy Commissioners, officials of Home/Police and Health Departments to take necessary action with immediate effect.