ITANAGAR, 20 May: Lohit and Lower Subansiri districts will be put under complete lockdown from 21 and 22 May, respectively.
The health department has granted Lohit district approval for 10 days and Lower Subansiri for nine days of complete containment (lockdown).
In Lohit, the lockdown will begin from 5 pm of 21 May and remain in place till 5 am of 31 May.
In Lower Subansiri, the lockdown will begin from 5 am of 22 May and will continue till 5 am of 31 May.
“However, essential services and activities such as healthcare services, police, fire, banks, electricity, water and sanitation, regulated movement of public for buying essential food items, including all incidental services and activities needed for smooth functioning of these activities shall continue in both public and private sectors,” Health & Family Welfare Principal Secretary Dr Sharat Chauhan said in two separate orders for both districts.