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Bishnupur district magistrate issues COVID-19 SOPs

The order issued by district magistrate of Bishnupur Ranjan Yumnam stated that the Omicron variant has infected people in the country and may spread quickly. Stressing on the gravity of the situation, it ordered strict compliance of the regulatory measures issued by the Home department.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated on 28 Dec 2021, 4:18 pm

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District magistrate of Bishnupur on Tuesday issued an order regarding measures to be taken and guidelines to be complied with, in view of the report of emergence of Omicron, highly mutant COVID-19 variant B.1.1529.

The order issued by district magistrate of Bishnupur Ranjan Yumnam stated that the Omicron variant has infected people in the country and may spread quickly. Stressing on the gravity of the situation, it ordered strict compliance of the regulatory measures issued by the Home department, government of Manipur under the Disaster Management Act, 2005.

It referred to order number H-1601/6/2020-HD-HD, which includes regulations such as strict monitoring of micro-containment zones by dedicated police department and health department teams; isolation of fresh cases of COVID-19 as soon as possible; maintenance of six feet social distancing; opening of only one out of three grocery shops; limiting to 20 participants for any unavoidable rituals, with the permission of the designated DC; maintenance of SOPs such as wearing of face mask in public, social distancing etc.

Instructing strict compliance of the order in respect of Bishnupur district to be in force till Friday, it stated that any individual or organisation found violating the order shall be liable to be proceeded against legally as per relevant section of the Indian Penal Code. 

First published:28 Dec 2021, 4:18 pm

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